Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

14
Nov
2017

Knots and quivers, HOMFLY and DT »

Paul Wedrich (MSI)
3.30pm 14 November 2017

Physicists have long been arguing that gauge theories at large rank should be related to topological string theories.

14
Nov
2017

The Ericksen-Leslie system for the Oseen-Frank model in liquid crystals »

Professor Min-Chun Hong (The University of Queensland)
1.30pm 14 November 2017

I discuss my new joint work with Dr Mei Yu on the Ericksen-Leslie system in liquid crystal.

13
Nov
2017

Some inverse problems and numerical inversions for the fractional diffusion equations  »

Professor Gongsheng Li, Shandong University of Technology
4pm 13 November 2017

In this talk, we give an introduction to the fractional anomalous diffusion models and related inverse problems.

09
Nov
2017

Population genetics stochastic process models forward and backward in time »

Professor Robert Griffiths (Department of Statistics, University of Oxford)
4pm 9 November 2017

This talk will discuss examples of forwards and backwards in time models.

07
Nov
2017

Spectral asymptotics for fractional Laplacians »

Professor Victor Ivrii (University of Toronto)
1.30pm 7 November 2017

We look at some unsolved proplems.

03
Nov
2017

Robust Empirical Bayes Small Area Estimation with Density Power Divergence  »

Dr Shonosuke Sugasawa (Research Fellow, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
11.30am 3 November 2017

Empirical Bayes estimators are widely used to provide indirect and model-based estimates of means in small areas.

03-07
Nov
2017

MSI Honours Conference - November 2017 »

MSI Honours Students
9.30am 3 November 2017

The MSI Honours Conference is one of the exciting annual events in MSI. It is the time for the Honours students to showcase their research projects and share with us their discoveries.

31
Oct
2017

Distinguishing curves and factoring polynomials »

Felipe Voloch (U. of Canterbury)
3.30pm 31 October 2017

The task of factoring polynomials modulo a prime has a satisfactory, usually efficient, solution which depends on random choices and can be slow if we are very unlucky.

31
Oct
2017

The Kato square root problem with potential »

Julian Bailey (ANU/MSI)
11am 31 October 2017

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.

27
Oct
2017

Walker's surface 3-category »

3pm 27 October 2017

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