Mathematics Department

Last updated: 2019/11/14 - 2:35pm
Probability Seminar
Greg Lawler (Chicago)
Thursday, November 14 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics

The loop-erased walk is the process obtained be erasing loops chronologically from a simple random walk. It is closely related to a number of processes including uniform spanning trees. I will give a...

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Applied Math And Analysis Seminar
Mariana Smit Vega Garcia (Western Washington University)
Friday, November 15 - 12:00 pm
Physics 119

In the applied sciences one is often confronted with free boundaries, which arise when the solution to a problem consists of a pair: a function u (often satisfying a partial differential equation (PDE...

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Mathematical Biology Seminar
Marc D. Ryser
Friday, November 15 - 1:30 pm
235 Physics

In this talk we discuss the issue of cancer overdiagnosis and overtreatment as a multi-scale problem at the interface of cancer biology, population health and patient preferences. We highlight recent...

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Algebraic Geometry Seminar
Yun Shi
Friday, November 15 - 3:15 pm
Physics 119

Donaldson-Thomas (DT) theory is an enumerative theory which counts ideal sheaves of curves on a Calabi-Yau 3-fold. Motivic Donaldson-Thomas theory is a categorification of the DT theory. This...

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Graduate/faculty Seminar
Gabe Earle (Duke University)
Monday, November 18 - 12:00 pm
119 Physics

Geometry/topology Seminar
Aleksander Doan (Columbia/Cambridge)
Monday, November 18 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics

The number of embedded pseudo-holomorphic curves in a symplectic manifold typically depends on the choice of an almost complex structure on the manifold and so does not lead to a symplectic invariant...

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Applied Math And Analysis Seminar
Katie Newhall (UNC Chapel Hill)
Wednesday, November 20 - 12:00 pm
Physics 119

Models for spatially extended magnetic systems are typically N nearest-neighbor coupled unit vectors that evolve stochastically in time due to unresolved thermal effects, and sample the Gibbs...

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Frontiers In Mathematics Seminar
Stefan Steinerberger (Yale University)
Wednesday, November 20 - 3:15 pm
Physics 119

Spherical Designs are sets of points on the sphere with the property that the average of a low-degree polynomial over the points is the same as the average on the sphere. They are classical yet full...

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Probability Seminar
Vincent Conitzer
Thursday, November 21 - 3:15 pm
119 Physics

When one cannot remember everything that happened before, how should one form beliefs and make decisions? Examples such as the Sleeping Beauty and Absentminded Driver scenarios provide some insight...

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Data Dialogue
Daniel Egger (Executive in Residence, Duke Master of Engineering Management Program)
Friday, November 22 - 11:45 am
Gross Hall 103

Friday November 22, 2019 Data Dialogue Daniel Egger GH 103 11:45-1:00 pm

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