# Abstracts for AustMS2016

19 abstracts submitted for session.

Authors | Title | Session | Timetabled | Abstract |
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Assoc Prof Asha Rao | Ranking the Importance Level of Intermediaries to a Criminal | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-07 10:30:00 | Current research into discovering important intermediate nodes ... |

Bob Anderssen | Recovering information about the rheology of grain hardness | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-07 12:00:00 | As noted by Morris, it is widely ... |

Dr Edward Waters, Prof Harvinder Sidhu | Controlling waterborne disease: policy and practice insights using impulsive differential equations | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-06 13:30:00 | The dynamics of diseases transmitted through the ... |

Dr Isaac Towers | An N-player Trust game: comparison of replicator and logit dynamics | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-07 10:00:00 | Trust is a fundamental concept that underpins ... |

Dr Leesa Sidhu | Little Penguin banding: Not all that it’s cracked up to be | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-05 15:30:00 | Tagging is essential for many types of ... |

Dr Mark Nelson | Analysis of the activated sludge model (number 1) | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-06 17:00:00 | The activated sludge process is ... |

Dr Melanie Roberts, Dr Andrew Rawlinson, Dr Ziyuan Wang | Understanding personalised risk to bushfires through the mathematical modelling of potential ember load. | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-08 13:30:00 | Embers are directly or partially responsible for ... |

Dr Petrus van Heijster | Absolute instabilities of travelling wave solutions in a Keller-Segel model | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-05 17:00:00 | We investigate the spectral stability of travelling ... |

Dr Tammy Lynch | Modelling fermentation processes in the rumen | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-06 16:30:00 | Methane production from fermentation processes that occur ... |

Dr Vanessa Robins | Persistent homology analysis of x-ray micro-CT images of porous and granular materials | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-07 11:30:00 | Physical properties of porous and granular materials ... |

Dr Zlatko Jovanoski, I.N. Towers, H.S. Sidhu | A stochastic model for ecosystem engineers | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-08 16:30:00 | Fluctuations are important components in an ecosystem. ... |

Jason Sharples, James Hilton, Will Swedosh, Andrew Sullivan | Modelling the dynamic evolution of wildfires using pyrogenic potential flow | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-08 14:30:00 | The behaviour and spread of a wildfire ... |

Mr Lynn Seo | Dimension reduction and model sensitivity analysis using active subspaces | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-06 16:00:00 | Sensitivity analysis (SA) investigates how model inputs ... |

Mr Thomas Dyer | Wrinkle Structures formed during Graphene Growth | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-05 16:00:00 | The chemical vapor deposition (CVD) method is ... |

Ms Adrianne Jenner | Can maths cure cancer? Data driven model creation to optimise therapies | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-06 15:00:00 | Finding effective cancer treatments is an ongoing ... |

Ms Alexandra Hogan | Potential impact of a maternal vaccine for RSV: a mathematical modelling study | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-06 14:30:00 | Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a major ... |

Ms Jessica Liebig | Fast extraction of the backbone of projected bipartite networks | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-05 16:30:00 | The study of complex networks has received ... |

Prof Song-Ping Zhu | A new integral equation formulation for pricing American put options | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-08 16:00:00 | A new integral equation to solve the ... |

Zhejun Huang, Harvi Sidhu, Isaac Towers, Zlatko Jovanoski, Vladimir Gubornov and Richard Pennifold | My tale of two flames – bi-stability in travelling flame fronts | App Math/Ind Math | 2016-12-08 15:00:00 | We consider a diffusional-thermal model with two-step ... |