Graduate Student Seminar Spring 2010

Department of Mathematics
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Meeting Time: Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm in 112 Avery Hall

Maintained by: Brian Johnson

List of other math dept seminars.

Talks

Jan 13: Joint Math Meetings. No Seminar
Jan 20: Derek Boeckner, Biology, probability, and linear algebra.
Jan 27: Jared Ruiz, Covering systems of congruences.
Feb 3: Eric Eager, An introduction to Nash equilibrium through evolutionary game theory.
Feb 10: Brian Johnson, Electronic resources you (should) know and love.
Feb 17: Derek Boeckner, Biology, probability, and linear algebra, continued.
Feb 24: Kelli Hall, Dynamic equations on changing time scales: dynamics of given logistic problems, parameterization, and convergence of solutions.
March 3: Zahava Wilstein, What do you call a long-necked dinosaur on spinners sliding down a hill? - A brief introducation to calculus of variations.
March 10: Eva Bachman, The paperwork process of the doctoral degree.
March 17: Spring Break. No Seminar
March 24: David McCune, Hanoi tower game and groups.
March 31: Eric Eager, TBA.
Apr 7: Michael Uhrig, TBA.
Apr 14: Michael Holm, TBA.
Apr 21: TBA.
Apr 28: TBA.

Graduate Student Seminar Fall 2009

Department of Mathematics
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Meeting Time: Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm in 108 Avery Hall

Maintained by: Brian Johnson

List of other math dept seminars.

Talks

Aug 26: Brian Johnson, So you thought you knew how to integrate!
Sept 2: Derek Boeckner, Markov chains and some applications.
Sept 9: Michael Uhrig, Newcomb's proof of Benford's Law.
Sept 16: Jared Ruiz, The Mathematics of Special Relativity.
Sept 23: Tyler Seacrest, The infinite random graph.
Sept 30: Courtney Gibbons, The determinant trick.
Oct 7: Joe Geisbauer, Reducing differential operators and solving differential equations via systems of quadratic equations with the help of Fröbenius and others.
Oct 14: Derrick Stolee, A toast to three Russians.
Oct 21: Eric Eager, The mathematics of a zombie attack.
Oct 28: Katie Johnson, Erdös' proof of Bertrand's postulate.
Nov 4: Inês Henriques, Nicolas Bourbaki and other French mathematical legends.
Nov 11: Tom Clark, Reproducing kernels in Hilbert spaces.
Nov 18: Sara Reynolds, An overview of probability in gene sequence alignments and phylogeny.
Nov 25: Thanksgiving. No Seminar.
Dec 2: Brian Johnson, Calming down the hyperexponential function: determining convergence.
Dec 9: Derek Boeckner, Postponed to Jan. 20 due to weather.

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