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Applied Mathematics Seminar: “Getting at the Essence of Multilegged Locomotion Through Oscillator Theory and Geometric Mechanics”

Date posted: May 16th, 2018

Thursday May 17, 2018, 4:00 p.m., Thwing Center, Room 201
Speaker: Professor Shai Revzen, University of Michigan, Department of EECS
Please join us for beer and snacks on the patio outside the Jolly Scholar from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. …Read more.

Master’s Thesis Defense

Date posted: April 26th, 2018

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 11:00 a.m, Yost Hall, 107
 
Student: Carrie Winterer
Advisor: Dr. Alethea Barbaro
Thesis Title: Predicting Twitter Time Series Using Generalized Linear Models …Read more.

Analysis and Probablity Seminar: “Geometry and Martingales in Banach Spaces”

Date posted: April 18th, 2018

Tuesday April 24, 2018 3:00pm Yost 306
 
Speaker: Dr. Wojbor Woyczynski, Case Western Reserve University …Read more.

Applied and Computational Mathematics Seminar: “The Role of Mutual Information in Biology”

Date posted: April 16th, 2018

Monday April 30, 2018 5:00pm Yost 306
 
Speaker: Andrew Eckford, York University
Biography: Andrew Eckford is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at York University, Toronto, Ontario. …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar: “Wulff Shapes and a Characterization of Simplices via a Bezout Type Inequality”

Date posted: April 13th, 2018

Tuesday April 17, 2018 3:00pm Yost 306
 
Speaker: Christos Saraoglu, Kent State University
Title: Wulff Shapes and a Characterization of Simplices Via a Bezout Type Inequality …Read more.

Analysis and Probability Seminar: “Improving Statistical Decision Procedures”

Date posted: April 6th, 2018

Tuesday April 10, 2018 3:00 p.m. Yost 306
 
Speaker: Manfred Danker, Pennsylvania State University
Title: Improving Statistical Decision Procedures
Abstract: I shall discuss a smoothing method for distributions without changing expectations while forcing convergence to some distribution when applied to i.i.d. …Read more.

Special Colloquium: “Rank Driven Dynamics”

Date posted: April 5th, 2018

Wednesday April 18, 2018 4:00pm Yost 306
 
Speaker: Peter Veerman, Portland State University …Read more.

Colloquium Announcement: “Critical Points of Random Polynomials”

Date posted: April 2nd, 2018

Friday April 13, 2018 3:15 p.m. Yost 306
 
Speaker: Sean O’Rourke, University of Colorado Boulder
Title: Critical Points of Random Polynomials
Abstract: Consider a polynomial p in one complex variable. …Read more.

Master’s Thesis Defense: Xueyi Zhang

Date posted: March 28th, 2018

Wednesday April 4, 2018 2:00 p.m. Yost 306
 
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Anirban Mondal
Student: Xueyi Zhang
Title: Enrichment of Heritability Across Several Hypertension Related Traits
Abstract: The study is interested in identifying the possible differences of enrichment of heritability across single-nucleotide polymorphism(SNPs) contributing to different hypertension related traits, using the Genome-Wide Association Study (GWAS) summary statistics while considering the heterogeneity effects. …Read more.

Research Presentation: Yi Yang

Date posted: March 28th, 2018

Wednesday April 4, 2018 1:00 p.m. Yost 306
 
Research Project Advisor: Dr. Anirban Mondal
Title: Time Series Analysis of Wage Level in the U.S.
Abstract: In 2008, the US suffered its worst economic crisis in decades. …Read more.

Master’s Project Presentation: Ruiqian Liu

Date posted: March 28th, 2018

Monday April 2, 2018 3:00 p.m. Yost 107
 
Master’s Project Advisor: Dr. Anirban Mondal
Title: The Empirical Analysis of Japanese Yen Exchange Rate
Abstract: The Japanese economy is the world’s second-largest national economy, and the Japanese yen is the third most traded currency in the foreign exchange market after the United States dollar and the euro. …Read more.

Colloquium Announcement: “Geometry of Spaces of Polygons and Curves”

Date posted: March 21st, 2018

Friday April 6, 2018 3:15 p.m. Yost, 306
 
Speaker: Professor Tom Needham, Ohio State University
Title: Geometry of Spaces of Polygons and Curves
Abstract: In this talk we will describe several applications in shape analysis involving moduli spaces of curves. …Read more.

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