Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

13
Mar
2018

Weak subordination of multivariate Lévy processes »

Kevin Lu (MSI)
11.30am 13 March 2018

In our simulations, we find that maximum likelihood produces a better fit when a Fourier invertibility condition holds, while digital moment estimation produces a better fit when it doesn't.

05
Mar
2018

Mutation in populations governed by a Galton-Watson branching process »

Assoc. Prof. Conrad Burden (MSI)
4pm 5 March 2018

In this talk I will describe a multi-type branching process, in which the population is divided into a finite number of allele types.

02
Mar
2018

Perverse sheaves on hyperplane arrangements and gluing »

Asilata Bapat (ANU)
3pm 2 March 2018

I'll describe the analogue on the quiver side of the natural gluing, or "recollement", structure of this category of perverse sheaves.

28
Feb
2018

Introduction to Cohomology, III »

Dr James Borger (MSI)
3pm 28 February 2018

I'll continue the introduction to cohomology with more about group cohomology and Galois cohomology.

27
Feb
2018

Localising modules, rings, and spectra. »

Jack Davies
3.30pm 27 February 2018

Given a ring R and a multiplicative subset S of R, then one can localise R at S using a number of different constructions.

27
Feb
2018

Intro to and examples of (>1)- categories »

Dominic Weiller (MSI)
11am 27 February 2018

The PhD seminar is a weekly seminar held on Tuesday mornings, at 11am, for PhD students to talk about their thesis work or other projects.

23
Feb
2018

Khovanov homology for links in thickened surfaces and a categorification of the skein algebra multiplication, part 2 »

Hoel Queffelec (Montpellier/CNRS), Paul Wedrich (ANU)
3pm 23 February 2018

(Continuation of talk from February 9)

21
Feb
2018

Introduction to Cohomology, II »

Dr James Borger (MSI)
3pm 21 February 2018

I'll continue the introduction to cohomology with group cohomology and Galois cohomology.

20
Feb
2018

Modular representation theory via categorification and knot theory »

Vinoth Nandakumar
3.30pm 20 February 2018

We will study the category of modular representations of the special linear Lie algebra in positive characteristic; we focus on the case with a central Frobenius character given by a nilpotent whose Jordan type is a two-row partition.

16
Feb
2018

Developing euclidean domains and the isomorphism theorems for groups in Lean, an interactive theorem prover »

Mitchell Rowett and Louis Carlin (ANU)
3pm 16 February 2018

Summer ASC students Louis Carlin and Mitchell Rowett will describe their experience developing mathematical libraries for Lean, a new interactive theorem prover.

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