This seminar is the successor of the UQ Algebra, Combinatorics and Topology seminar (ACT seminar). For a list of all talks held at the ACT seminar go to http://sites.google.com/site/algcomb/.

Past 2013 Pure Maths Seminars

Title Presented by When Venue
Constructing (0,1)-matrices with large minimal defining sets. Nicholas Cavenagh (Waikato University) 15 Nov 2017 Priestley 67-442
Compact pseudo-Riemannian homogeneous spaces Wolfgang Globke (University of Adelaide) 14 Nov 2017 Priestley 67-442
Tableaux, Crystals, and Discrete Dynamical Systems Travis Scrimshaw (UQ) 31 Oct 2017 Priestley 67-442
Stabilisers of eigenvectors in complex reflection groups Sinead Wilson (UQ) 10 Oct 2017 Priestley 67-442
Partition asymptotics and the polylogarithm Alexander Dunn, University of Illinois at Urbana--Champaign (UIUC) 3 Oct 2017 Priestley 67-442
From the general linear group to graphs and beyond Carl Mautner, UC Riverside 15 Aug 2017 67-442
Towards a Deligne--Lusztig theory for p-adic groups Charlotte Chan, Michigan, USA 15 Aug 2017 67-442
Fault Tolerance in Cayley Graphs Mujiangshan Wang 8 Aug 2017 67-442
A New Proof of the Levelt-Turrittin Decomposition Sam Weatherhog, UQ 25 Jul 2017 67-442
Carmichael and $k$-Lehmer Polynomials Max Lewis (UQ) 6 Jun 2017 67-442
Can you differentiate integers? Dr. Debargha Banerjee, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research 30 May 2017 67-442
Parity and Projective Planes Dr Sara Herke 23 May 2017 67-442
Harnack Inequalities and Ancient Solutions of Hypersurface Flows Dr Paul Bryan, UQ 16 May 2017 67-442
Convergence of the General Kahler-Ricci Flow Prof. Zhou Zhang, Sydney University 18 Apr 2017 67-442
Conical degeneration of geometric invariants Prof. Xianzhe Dai, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA 18 Apr 2017 67-442
Large deviations principle for invariant measures for the 2-D stochastic Navier-Stokes Equations Prof. Zdzislaw Brzezniak, The University of York, UK 11 Apr 2017 67-442
Hodge Theoretic Properties in Representation Theory Dr Leonardo Patimo, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Germany 4 Apr 2017 67-442
Crystals and shift of argument algebras Alex Weekes 28 Feb 2017 67-442
Block orderings for twofold triple systems David Pike, Memorial University of Newfoundland 24 Jan 2017 67-442
Ancient solutions to fully nonlinear curvature flows Stephen Lynch 21 Dec 2016 67-442
Variational modelling of smart membranes Pierluigi Cesana, La Trobe University 29 Nov 2016 67-442
Finite dimensional representations for orthosymplectic supergroups Michael Ehrig, University of Sydney 8 Nov 2016 67-442
Geometric Extension Algebras Peter McNamara , UQ 20 Sep 2016 67-442
Geometric Extension Algebras Peter McNamara 13 Sep 2016 67-442
Easy instances in computational topology Clément Maria, UQ 6 Sep 2016 67-442
Tightness: a non-trivial connection between combinatorics and topology Jonathan Spreer, UQ 9 Aug 2016 67-442
The Complexity of Change Jan van den Heuvel, London School of Economics 26 Jul 2016 67-442
Triple systems and the Axiom of Veblen Thomas McCourt, Plymouth University 7 Jun 2016 67-442
Linear recurrence relations in Q-systems Chul-hee Lee, UQ 31 May 2016 67-442
Super edge-graceful labelings for kites Abdollah Khodkar (University of West Georgia) 24 May 2016 67-442
The Iwahori-Hecke algebra for p-adic loop groups: the double-coset basis and double-affine Bruhat order Dinakar Muthiah (University of Alberta) 3 May 2016 67-442
Hitchin’s integrable system and twisted groups Masoud Kamgarpour (UQ) 8 Mar 2016 67-442
Asymptotic analysis of the iterative means Tomislav Buric (UQ and University of Zagreb ) 25 Feb 2016 67-442
Evolving hypersurfaces by their mean curvature in the Ricci flow background Weimin Sheng (Zhejiang University, China) 16 Feb 2016 67-442
Polyhedral structures of the moduli space of configurations of points on P^1 Haruko Nishi, Josai University 2 Feb 2016 67-442
Curvature quantisation for minimal hypersurfaces with bounded index and area Reto Buzano (QMUL) 27 Jan 2016 67-442
Classifying simple modules at minimal model central charges through symmetric polynomials Simon Wood, ANU 10 Nov 2015 Building 67, Room 442
Categorification of the Heisenberg algebra by planar diagrams Alistair Savage, the University of Ottawa 20 Oct 2015 Building 67, Room 442
Orbits in affine flag varieties Elizabeth Milicevic (Haverford College) 13 Oct 2015 67-442
Which Latin square is the loneliest? Nick Cavenagh, the University of Waikato 22 Sep 2015 Building 67, Room 442
Asymptotic expansions of the gamma and related functions Tomislav Buric, University of Zagreb 22 Sep 2015 Building 67, Room 442
Torsion Peter McNamara 15 Sep 2015 Building 67, Room 442
Proof of the Whitney fibering conjecture Laurentiu Paunescu, The University of Sydney 8 Sep 2015 Building 67, Room 442
How easy are problems in low-dimensional topology? Ben Burton, UQ 1 Sep 2015 Building 67, Room 442
Finding all solutions to an equation in a free group in NSPACE(nlog n) Murray Elder, The University of Newcastle 18 Aug 2015 Building 67, Room 442
Cactus group actions on Young tableaux Noah White, University of Edinburgh 11 Aug 2015 Building 67, Room 442
Small quantum groups: modular group representations and CFT Azat Gainutdinov 28 Jul 2015 Building 67, Room 442
Decomposition and stability of persistence modules Steve Oudot 21 Jul 2015 Building 67, Room 442
A combinatorial proof of the Lower Bound Theorem Basudeb Datta, Indian Institute of Science 14 Jul 2015 Building 67, Room 442
Nahm's conjecture in the Cartan case Alexander Dunn, UQ 9 Jun 2015 Building 67, Room 442
Cycle decompositions of multigraphs Barbara Maenhaut 19 May 2015 Building 67, Room 442
The Cauchy problem for Lorentzian manifolds with parallel spinors Andree Lischewski, HU Berlin 12 May 2015 Building 67, room 442
The prescribed Ricci curvature problem on homogeneous spaces Artem Pulemotov, UQ 5 May 2015 Building 67, Room 442
A relative GAGA principle for families of curves Jack Hall, ANU 28 Apr 2015 Building 67, Room 442
Symmetry and Hamiltonicity in graphs Darryn Bryant, UQ 21 Apr 2015 Building 67, Room 442
Normal Surfaces and the Realisation Problem Jonathan Spreer, UQ 14 Apr 2015 67 - 442
Homogeneous and set-homogeneous Steiner triple systems Bridget Webb, The Open University, UK 31 Mar 2015 Building 67, Room 442
Zigzag Persistent Homology: Theory and Algorithms Clément Maria, UQ 17 Feb 2015 Building 1 (Forgan Smith), Room E219
T.b.a. João Paixão, Rio de Janeiro 10 Feb 2015 T.b.a.
Representations and A-model Quantization Benedict Morrissey 3 Feb 2015 Building 3 (Steele Building), Room 237
Integrable approach to Matrix Ansatz for ASEP models with boundaries Eric Ragoucy, CNRS 25 Nov 2014 Building 67, Room 442
Jack symmetric polynomials and their connection to the Lie algebra of infinitesimal conformal transformations Simon Wood, ANU 14 Oct 2014 Room 442, Building 67
Q-systems and the WZW fusion ring Chul-hee Lee, UQ 7 Oct 2014 Building 67, Room 442
Mass in Newtonian gravity and general relativity Carla Cederbaum, Universität Tübingen, Germany 16 Sep 2014 Building 67, Room 442
Strong and weak solutions to stochastic Landau-Lifshitz equations Zdzislaw Brzezniak, University of York 11 Sep 2014 Building 50 (Hawken), Room N202
Design theory and compressed sensing Padraig Ó Catháin, UQ 9 Sep 2014 Room 442, Building 67
Boundary-value problems for the Ricci flow Artem Pulemotov, UQ 2 Sep 2014 Building 67, Room 442
Some connections between algebraic geometry and mathematical physics Masoud Kamgarpour, UQ 26 Aug 2014 Building 67, Room 442
Nonparametric minimal surfaces and beyond Lisa Beck, Augsburg University, Germany 19 Aug 2014 Building 67, Room 442
A polynomial embedding of pairs of orthogonal partial latin squares Emine Şule Yazıcı, Koç University, Turkey 12 Aug 2014 Building 67, Room 442
How to squash a 6-cycle system into a Steiner triple system Curt Lindner, Auburn University 5 Aug 2014 Building 67, Room 442
Constrained Rough Paths Bruce Driver, UC San Diego 18 Jul 2014 Building 67, Room 442
Exact computation with hyperbolic 3-manifolds Ben Burton, UQ 24 Jun 2014 Building 67, Room 442
T.b.a. Sinai Robins, Nanyang Technological University 27 May 2014 Building 67, Room 442
Enumerating polytropes Ngoc Tran, University of Texas, Austin 20 May 2014 Building 67, Room 442
Further topics in categorification Tony Licata, ANU 8 May 2014 Building 67, Room 816
T.b.a. Tony Licata, ANU 6 May 2014 Building 67, Room 442
Heffter Arrays: Biembeddings of cycle systems on surfaces Jeff Dinitz, University of Vermont 16 Apr 2014 Building 67, Room 442
How to represent curves on a surface Mark Bell, University of Warwick 15 Apr 2014 Building 67, Room 442
Local estimates for Ricci-flow in two dimensions Miles Simon, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität, Magdeburg 1 Apr 2014 Room 442, Building 67
Minimal crystallizations of 3-manifolds Basudeb Datta, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 18 Mar 2014 Building 67, Room 442
An infinite family of tight triangulations of manifolds Nitin Singh, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 11 Mar 2014 Building 67, Room 442
T-duality, part II Pedram Hekmati, University of Adelaide 26 Feb 2014 Building 67, Room 442
T-duality, part I Pedram Hekmati, University of Adelaide 25 Feb 2014 Building 67, Room 442
The Selberg integral and Young books Jang Soo Kim, KIAS, Seoul 3 Feb 2014 Building 67, Room 442
Logarithmic conformal field theory based on sl(2|1) quantum group Ilya Tipunin, Lebedev Physics Institute 3 Dec 2013 Room 141, Building 67
Future stability of homogeneous cosmological models without cosmological constant Ernesto Nungesser, Trinity College, Dublin 3 Dec 2013 Room 442, Building 67
Cycle decompositions, Euler's formula and face 2-colourable planar embeddings Ben Smith, UQ 26 Nov 2013 Room 442, Building 67
What is a Schubert polynomial? Arun Ram, University of Melbourne 26 Nov 2013 Room 207, Building 05
On metric dimension of planar graphs Olli Pottonen, UQ 19 Nov 2013 Room 213, Building 05
T.b.a. Neil Trudinger, ANU 14 Nov 2013 Room 213, Building 05
Combinatorial designs and compressed sensing Padraig Ó Catháin, UQ 12 Nov 2013 Room 213, Building 05
A tale of Dunkl operators Anatol Kirillov, Kyoto University 5 Nov 2013 Room 213, Building 05
A glimpse at the Rosetta Stone of Mathematics Masoud Kamgarpour, UQ 29 Oct 2013 Room 442, Building 67
Weighted Volume Preserving Curvature Flows near Cylinders David Hartley, UQ 8 Oct 2013 Room 442, Building 67
The Rogers-Ramanujan identities for A_2n^(2) Ole Warnaar, UQ 24 Sep 2013 Room 442, Building 67
On restricted set addition in finite groups, part II Gyula Karolyi, UQ 17 Sep 2013 Room 442, Building 67
On restricted set addition in finite groups Gyula Karolyi, UQ 10 Sep 2013 Room 442, Building 67
Abelian groups from face two-colourable triangulations of the sphere Thomas A. McCourt, University of Bristol 3 Sep 2013 Room 442, Building 67
On the Center of the Universal Enveloping of Lie Algebras Masoud Kamgarpour, UQ 27 Aug 2013 Room 442, Building 67
How to crush a triangulation politely Ben Burton, UQ 20 Aug 2013 Room 442, Building 67
Toric varieties arising from root systems Qendrim Gashi, University of Prishtina 13 Aug 2013 Room 442, Building 67
Super edge-graceful labelings of total stars and total cycles Abdollah Khodkar (University of West Georgia) 30 Jul 2013 Room 442, Building 67
Algebraic stability and dynamical degrees for rational mappings of Deligne-Mumford compactification Roland Roeder (IUPUI) 18 Jun 2013 Room 442, Building 67
Delaunay Triangulations Hanna Kurniawati (ITEE at UQ) 11 Jun 2013 Room 442, Building 67
Restricted convolution inequalities, multilinear operators and applications Eyvindur Palsson (University of Rochester) 4 Jun 2013 Room 442, Building 67
Trivialisation of the First Pontryagin Class Pedram Hekmati (University of Adelaide) 30 May 2013 Room 442, Building 67
An Introduction to Topological T-duality Pedram Hekmati (University of Adelaide) 28 May 2013 Room 442, Building 67
A metatheorem for triangulations Ben Burton (UQ) 21 May 2013 Room 442, Building 67
Vertex operator realizations of Jack polynomials Naihuan Jing (North Carolina State University) 14 May 2013 Room 442, Building 67
Parameterised Complexity of Discrete Morse Theory Jonathan Spreer (UQ) 7 May 2013 Room 442, Building 67
Character sheaves on unipotent groups Tanmay Deshpande (Kavli IPMU) 30 Apr 2013 Room 442, Priestley 67
Decomposing sufficiently dense bipartite graphs into 4-cycles Nicholas Cavenagh (University of Waikato, New Zealand) 23 Apr 2013 Room 442, Building 67
The Dirichlet problem for the prescribed Ricci curvature equation Artem Pulemotov (UQ) 16 Apr 2013 Room 442, Building 67
The elliptic Weyl character formula Nora Ganter, Uni Melbourne 3 Apr 2013 Room 442, Building 67
How can you tell apart two modular forms? Alex Ghitza, Uni Melbourne 2 Apr 2013 Room 442, Building 67

2012 Pure Maths Seminars

Title Presented by When Venue
Geometric Rigidity for Surfaces of Total Bounded Curvature Huy Nguyen, UQ 27 Nov 2012 Room T103, Building 50
Lattice Polygons and Real Roots Michael Joswig, TU Darmstadt, Germany 20 Nov 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Something between the conjectures of Polya and Turan implies the Riemann hypothesis Tim Trudgian, ANU 16 Nov 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Hadamard matrices, difference sets and doubly transitive group actions Padraig Keane, UQ 13 Nov 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Embedding Abstract Groups into Topological Groups Murray Elder, University of Newcastle 7 Nov 2012 Room 442, Building 67
An extremum problem for set systems Gyula Karolyi, UQ 6 Nov 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Biharmonic maps with symmetry Matt Cooper, UQ 18 Sep 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Hall-Littlewood polynomials and characters of affine Lie algebras Nick Bartlett, UQ 18 Sep 2012 Room 442, Building 67
XXZ models and quantum groups at roots of unity Ilya Tipunin, Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow 4 Sep 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Introduction To Combinatorial Morse Theory Joao Paixao, UQ 28 Aug 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Choice Experiments: An Application of Combinatorial Designs Debbie Street, University of Technology, Sydney 14 Aug 2012 Room 442, Building 67
A Lie algebra approach to difference sets Gyula Karolyi, UQ 7 Aug 2012 Room 442, Building 67
The Crossing Number of a Graph David Wood, University of Melbourne 31 Jul 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Quasigroups constructed from cycle systems Curt Lindner, Auburn University, U.S.A. 24 Jul 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Woolbright's Theorem Curt Lindner, Auburn University, U.S.A. 17 Jul 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Multinerves and Helly numbers of acyclic families Éric Colin de Verdière (ENS Ulm, Paris) 3 Jul 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Testing graph isotopies on surfaces Arnaud de Mesmay, ENS, Paris 26 Jun 2012 Room 442, Building 67
The Mathematics of Bayesian Learning Traps Andy McLennan 29 May 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Minimal Pancyclic Graphs Wal Wallis (Southern Illinois University) 22 May 2012 Room 442, Building 67
From planar algebras to indecomposable Virasoro representations Jorgen Rasmussen 15 May 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Ramanujan's lost notebook and the mock theta functions Eric Mortenson 1 May 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Conjugacy in braid groups and related problems, with cryptographic applications Dr Arkadius Kalka 17 Apr 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Glimpses from the Dark Side of the Calculus of Variations Prof. Giuseppe Mingione (Università degli Studi di Parma) 3 Apr 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Covering grids by hyperplanes Dr Gyula Karolyi (UQ) 20 Mar 2012 Room 442, Building 67
Combinatorial manifolds with cyclic symmetry Jonathan Spreer (UQ) 13 Mar 2012 Room 442 (Building 67), UQ (St Lucia Campus)