Department of Mathematics & Statistics Colloquia 2017/18

Time and Location: All colloquia take place on Wednesday at 4pm in MS2, Top Floor, Logic House, South Campus, Maynooth University, unless otherwise indicated.

Colloquium Organiser for the academic year 2017/18: Dr. Mark Walsh


Date Speaker Institution Title
20/09/17 Dr. David Malone  Maynooth University   How they choose the Lotto numbers    
27/09/17 Prof. Anthony G. O'Farrell  Maynooth University   Reversibility  
04/10/17 Dr. Erez Nesharim York University t-adic Littlewood conjecture is false
Prof. Alfred Inselberg  Tel Aviv University   Parallel Coordinates: Visual Multidimensional Geometry and its Applications   
11/10/17 Dr. Ollie Mason Maynooth University Lyapunov and Riccati Diagonal Stability
18/10/17 Dr. Neil Dobbs UCD Typical behaviour in chaotic dynamical systems
25/10/17 Demi Allen York University A mass transference principle for systems of linear forms with applications to Diophantine approximation
08/11/17 Dr. Ivan Pastine UCD   Equilibrium Existence and Expected Payoffs in All-Pay Contests with Constraints
15/11/17 Dr. John Murray Maynooth University Determining the non self-dual irreducible modules of alternating groups.
Friday @12
Professor Sergiy Klymchuk Auckland University of Technology Enhancing Engineering Students’ Creativity and Generic Thinking Skills through Non-routine Mathematics Questions
22/11/17 Dr. Anna Siffert Max-Planck-Institut, Bonn   New equivariant harmonic maps betweeen cohomogeneity one manifolds
29/11/17 Nikolas Pantelidis Waterford IT Riordan arrays – The Riordan Group    
06/12/17 Dr Juan Arismendi Zambrano Maynooth University Research in Empirical Finance
13/12/17 Dr Anne Humbert Cranfield University, UK The meaning of statistics or statistics with meaning? Reflections on the practice of statistics in a changing context
31/01/2018 Dr John Murray Maynooth University Euler's partition theorem: a new bijection between the odd and distinct partitions of n
07/02/2018 Professor David Wraith Maynooth University When is a product not a product?
14/02/2018 Dr Rafael De Andrade Moral Maynooth University Joint models for site-associated species
21/02/2018 Dr Manuel Amann University of Augsburg Orbifolds with all geodesics closed
Professor Nige Ray University of Manchester Octonions and projective space: geometry without associativity
07/03/2018 Dr Sonia Balagopalan Maynooth University Small Triangulations of RP^n: Small values of n
14/03/2018 Dr David Malone Maynooth University An Introduction to Bitcoin (and why it uses so much energy)
04/04/2018 Dr Jiri Vala Maynooth University Quantum Entanglement and Optimal Control
11/04/2018 Dr Kevin Hayes University of Limerick Statistical algorithms and issues arising during the development of a hand force-plate sensor system for false start detection in competitive sprinting
18/04/2018 Stacy Law University of Cambridge On permutation characters and Sylow p-subgroups of Sn
25/04/2018 Jack McDonnell Maynooth University A mixed model for assessing spatial interactions among species in ecosystems
02/05/2018 Stephen McGuire Maynooth University How Small Can Polynomials be in an Interval of Given Length?

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