Seminar Archive - 2015

Our regular seminar program covers a broad range of topics from applied mathematics, pure mathematics and statistics. All staff and students are welcome. A complete list of past seminars can be accessed via the left-hand menu.

Dr Paul Lin - UNSW Australia
The genetics of neuropsychiatric disorders, such as autism spectrum disorders, Rett syndrome, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, are difficult to study based on DNA sequence alone due to the cellular...

Bernt Jensen - Gjovik University College
We will see how categories of representations of quivers and quasi-herediary algebras can be used to study orbits and prehomogeneous spaces arising from the adjoint action of a Lie group on the...

Prof Bruce Brown - UNSW
R.A.Fisher's theory of fiducial probability -- a way of finding non-Bayesian posteriors for parameters -- has little or no acceptance among current statisticians, but separately there is a fiducial...

Zsuzsanna Dancso - ANU
The Kashiwara-Vergne problem is a property of the Baker-Campbell-Haussdorff series which has strong consequences in Lie theory and harmonic analysis.  It was conjectured in the 70’s and first proven...

A/Prof. Leon Poladian - School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Sydney
  Communication is one of the threshold learning outcomes for undergraduate mathematics; in particular, the `appropriate interpretation of information communicated in mathematical and statistical...

Sinai Robins - Brown University and ICERM
We begin with cone theta functions, which are cousins of theta functions, but are defined as a natural discretization of the volume of a spherical polytope. We obtain precise asymptotics of the cone...

Chenxi Fan - UNSW
Effective dimension, an indicator of the difficulty of high dimensional integration, describes whether a function can be well approximated by low dimensional terms or a sum of low dimensional terms....

Stephen Morgan - ANU
In the context of algebra, deformation quantisation is a technique where one considers a family of objects indexed by a parameter, which specialises to some known, classical object of study. Through...

Ms Sanja Lujic - Centre for Big Data Research, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW
Administrative hospital data is commonly used in risk adjustment but the degree to which it is complete and accurate is unclear. This talk will outline the findings from a study using data linkage of...

Dr Ben O'Neill - UNSW Canberra
This seminar examines some recent research in prediction problems involving sequences of values with some fixed finite range (e.g., coin flips, dice rolls, Roulette wheel spins). These sequences are...

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