# Mathematics Postgraduate Seminar Series - 2017

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## Seminars in 2017, Semester 2

The seminars will be held at 5:00 pm on Mondays in Carslaw Room 535A.

Monday August 7

Becky Armstrong (Sydney University)

Group actions, groupoids, and their C*-algebras

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Monday August 14

Patrick Eades (Sydney University)

An Introduction to Geometric Optimisation Algorithms and Uncertainty

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Monday August 21

Nathan Duignan (Sydney University)

Regularisation for Singular Points of Planar Vector Fields

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Monday August 28

Adrianne Jenner (Sydney University)

How does pressure within a tumour affect the outcome of cancer treatment?

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Monday September 4

Pantea Pooladvand (Sydney University)

Modelling Diffusion of Anti-Cancer Viruses in Solid Tumours

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Monday September 11

Bernard Ikhimwin (Sydney University)

Computational model of an initial lymphatic network

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Monday September 18

Edward Selig (Sydney University)

A Generalisation of the Stochastic Conditional Duration Model

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Yossi Bokor (Sydney University)

Resolving Singularities

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Monday October 9

John Wormell (Sydney University)

A user's guide to chaotic systems

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Monday October 16

Ishraq Uddin (Sydney University)

Cell crowding effects and tissue growth models: an incomplete survey

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Monday October 23

Finite State Automata for Coxeter Groups

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Monday October 30

Giulian Wiggins (Sydney University)

Representation categories and reductive Lie algebras

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## Seminars in 2017, Semester 1

Monday March 6

Dominic Tate (Sydney University)

Introduction to (G, X)-Structures

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Monday March 13

Eric Hester (Sydney University)

Fresh Insights on Dead Water

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Monday March 20

Giulia Codenotti (Freie University, Berlin)

Triangulated spheres and Pachner moves

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Monday March 27

Jakub Tomczyk (Sydney University)

Gaussian Product Conjecture

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Monday April 03

Alexander Majchrowski (Sydney University)

Mean curvature flow with surgeries and the level set flow

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Monday April 10

Inflammation and PDEs Structured in Cellular Quantities

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Monday April 24

Alexander Kerschl (Sydney University)

Solving polynomial equations with radicals or why there are no general solutions for polynomial equations of degree 5 and higher

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Monday May 01

Brent Giggins (Sydney University)

How to Predict the Weather - An introduction to Chaos, Data Assimilation and Ensemble Forecasting

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Monday May 08

Philip Bos (Sydney University)

Modular Forms and Number Theory - an insight into the Ramanujan conjectures

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Monday May 15

Tetrahedron centres over a general metrical framework

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Monday May 22

Sarah Romanes (Sydney University)

Thinking like a Bayesian - an Introduction to Bayesian Inference

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Monday May 29

Joel Gibson (Sydney University)

A different approach to representations of the symmetric group

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Monday June 05

Matthew Cassel (Sydney University)

A Multiple Scale Approach to Sunspots

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