Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

26
Feb
2016

Thompson's group T as ratios of trees »

3pm 26 February 2016

This is the first quantum mathematics meeting for the semester.

25
Feb
2016

The representation theory of sl_2 (and maybe sl_3) »

Sam Quinn
1pm 25 February 2016

This is Sam Quinn's ASC talk, on the representation theory of Lie algebras.

23
Feb
2016

Generalized Koszul duality, or the yoga of (co)bar constructions »

Dr Jesse Burke (MSI, ANU)
4pm 23 February 2016

Koszul duality may be viewed as machinery to find smaller replacements for the (co)bar construction of a dg (co)algebra

22
Feb
2016

Transfer Operators and Iterated Function Systems »

Professor Jiang Yunping (Queens College and Graduate Center, The City University of New York)
11am 22 February 2016

In this talk, I will first give a general introduction to transfer operators and then a review of recent work on uniformly contracting and non-uniformly contracting iterated function systems.

16
Feb
2016

A general theory of canonical lifts »

Dr James Borger (MSI, ANU)
4pm 16 February 2016

The classical theory of canonical lifts for elliptic curves gives a canonical way of lifting (ordinary) elliptic curves in positive characteristic to characteristic zero.

11
Feb
2016

Stochastic Partial Differential Equations meets functional calculus  »

Dr Mark Veraar (Delft University of Technology)
4pm 11 February 2016

After a short introduction on stochastic integrals and PDEs, I will explain two situations where one can apply functional calculus techniques in the study of the regularity of solutions to SPDEs.

10
Feb
2016

Heat equation and reaction-diffusion equation with boundary noise »

Professor Benjamin Goldys (University of Sydney)
11.30am 10 February 2016

Solvability of the heat equation with the Dirichlet white-noise boundary condition was an open problem for about 30 years.

10
Feb
2016

Liouville theorems involving the fractional Laplacian »

Ms Yanqin Fang (University of Wollongong)
10.30am 10 February 2016

The fractional Laplacian in Euclidean space is a nonlocal operator.

10
Feb
2016

Multicommutators and Multiplier Theorems »

Prof. Lixin Yan (Sun Yat Sen University)
9am 10 February 2016

This is a joint work with Loukas Grafakos, Danqing He and Hanh Van Nguyen.

09
Feb
2016

Special cases of the planar least gradient problem »

Professor Piotr Rybka (University of Warsaw, Poland)
4.45pm 9 February 2016

We study the least gradient problem in two special cases.

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