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Authors Title Session Timetabled Abstract
Prof Ami Radunskaya Using mathematics to fight cancer Plen 2017-09-26 15:30:00 What can mathematics tell us about the ...
Tanja Schindler Trimmed sums for observables on the doubling map Dyn 2017-09-25 14:30:00 For measure preserving ergodic dynamical systems there ...
Yaping Yang Towards a construction of higher dimensional loop Grassmannians GeoTop 2017-09-26 13:30:00 I will talk about a construction of ...
Peter Ayre, Amin Coja-Oghlan and Catherine Greenhill Thresholds for colouring random graphs and hypergraphs AlgDis 2017-09-25 11:30:00 A colouring of a graph (or hypergraph) ...
Amie Albrecht, Phil Howlett, Peter Pudney, Xuan Vu and Peng Zhou The two-train separation problem on non-level track OROpt 2017-09-25 11:00:00 When two trains travel along the same ...
Jeanette McLeod, Brendan McKay The switching-stable graphs AlgDis 2017-09-25 14:30:00 The classical reconstruction problem asks ...
Doreen Thomas The Steiner tree problem: first some history and then an application in underground mine design OROpt 2017-09-25 14:30:00 The Euclidean Steiner tree problem is the ...
Jody McKerral, James Herringer, Gary Rosengarten, Alison Taylor \& James G. Mitchell The role of diatom nanostructures in constraining diffusive nutrient uptake MatBio 2017-09-25 15:00:00 The uptake of nutrients across the cell ...
Irene Hudson The problem of modelling sleep: 2 analytic approaches via DPMMs and MTD models StaProb 2017-09-26 11:00:00 I shall discuss ongoing research to model ...
Parisa Charkhgard, Thomas Kalinowski, Hamish Waterer The network maintenance problem OROpt 2017-09-26 11:30:00 In this talk, we describe an optimization ...
Alys Rachel Clark The impact of micro-scale structural heterogeneities in gas exchange organs on whole organ function MatBio 2017-09-25 14:30:00 To develop and age healthily we must ...
Rowena Ball The fundamental equation of life MatBio 2017-09-25 11:00:00 We model the putative hydrothermal rock pore ...
Shannon Dee Algar The dynamics of selfish herds Dyn 2017-09-25 15:00:00 Many well-known models of collective motion focus ...
Yvonne Stokes Successes and challenges in modelling of fibre drawing Dyn 2017-09-26 11:00:00 Modelling of fibre drawing has been a ...
Sabine Braat, Katherine J Lee, Laurent Billot, Julie Marsh, and Elaine Pascoe Statisticians working in clinical trials in Australia and gender equity: Findings from a national survey Post In 2015, a special interest group part ...
Aurore Delaigle Statistical problems in functional data analysis StaProb 2017-09-25 11:00:00 Functional data are data that are not ...
Prof Kerrie Mengersen Statistical Models Meet New Technology: merging the old and the new Plen 2017-09-26 09:30:00 It is an exciting time to be ...
Karen Lamb Statistical considerations in neighbourhoods and health research BioInf 2017-09-26 14:00:00 The places in which we live are ...
Trisha Nowland Set Theory for Factor Analysis: A Modest Proposal Oth 2017-09-26 14:30:00 Developed at the turn of the 20th ...
Bregje Pauwels Separable (commutative) monoids in tensor triangulated categories AlgDis 2017-09-26 14:30:00 In this talk, I will consider separable ...
Inge Koch \& Ning Li Self-Perception and Attitudes of Female and Male Year 5 and 8 Students towards Mathematics EqDiv 2017-09-26 13:30:00 AMSI's ChooseMaths initiative comprises a multilevel approach ...
Sevvandi Priyanvada Kandanaarachchi Robust anomaly detection in non-stationary data streams StaProb 2017-09-26 14:00:00 We present modifications to an existing anomaly ...
Laura Kocoska RMIT Maths Ready Program Post The Maths Ready program which includes the ...
Elena Vinogradova Resonance Scattering: Spectrum of Quasi-Eigen Oscillations of Two-Dimensional Arbitrary Open Cavities MatPhys 2017-09-25 11:30:00 A widely used formulation of electromagnetic scattering ...
Yanqin Fang Regularity and classification of solutions to static Hartree equations involving Fractional Laplacians AnPDE 2017-09-25 11:30:00 We are concerned with the fractional order ...
Yang Shi Reflection groups and discrete integrable systems MatPhys 2017-09-25 14:30:00 Discrete integrable systems include many types of ...
Hui Yao Rare-Event Simulation for Products of Random Variables Oth 2017-09-25 15:00:00 We explore variance reduction techniques for estimating ...
Milena Radnovic Pseudo-integrable billiards within confocal conics Dyn 2017-09-25 11:30:00 We study pseudo-integrable billiards generated by a ...
Dr Christine OKeefe Protecting confidentiality while making data available for research and policy analysis: current trends Plen 2017-09-25 13:30:00 Government agencies around the world are increasingly ...
Malathi SI Dona, Luke A Prendergast and Agus Salim Powerful differential expression analysis incorporating network topology for next-generation sequencing data Oth 2017-09-25 11:30:00 RNA-Seq has become the technology of choice ...
Bea Bleile Poincar{\'e} Duality Complexes GeoTop 2017-09-26 11:30:00 Poincar{\'e} duality complexes are homotopy theoretic generalisations ...
Svetlana Postnova Physiologically based modelling of sleep and alertness MatBio 2017-09-26 13:30:00 Sleep is essential for human health, well-being, ...
Geetika Verma Perturbation in replicator equation to study discrete time evolutionary population AnPDE 2017-09-26 14:00:00 The replicator equation is used to understand ...
Katharine Turner Persistent homology rank function GeoTop 2017-09-25 11:30:00 I will introduce the persistent homology rank ...
Ning Li, Inge Koch Participation, performance and attitude towards Mathematics of school students: Gender report EqDiv 2017-09-25 14:30:00 In this talk I will report the ...
Sara Herke, Nevena Francetic and Ian Wanless Parity restrictions for orthogonal arrays AlgDis 2017-09-26 11:00:00 One of the biggest open questions in ...
Joan Licata Parallel Parking GeoTop 2017-09-25 11:00:00 Contact geometry is sometimes described as the ...
Simranjit Kaur Optimizing environmental water release decisions in river systems OROpt 2017-09-26 11:00:00 The ecological conditions of rivers across the ...
Joanne Hall, Wayne Kelly, Glen Tian Optimal Data Distribution for All-to-All Comparison Pattern using Finite Projective and Affine Planes CCC 2017-09-25 14:30:00 We explore the All-to-All Comparison problem ...
Ting-Ying Chang On singular solutions of weighted divergence operators AnPDE 2017-09-26 13:00:00 We study the behaviour of solutions with ...
Amy Glen On Lyndon words containing the minimum number of Lyndon factors AlgDis 2017-09-26 14:00:00 A \textit{Lyndon word} is a primitive word ...
Alex James Oh the times are they a'changing? EqDiv 2017-09-25 15:00:00 How well are women represented in the ...
Ozge Ozcakir, Philip Hall and Saleh Tanveer Nonlinear Exact Coherent Structures in pipe flow and their instabilities Dyn 2017-09-26 13:30:00 There is not much computational work on ...
Dr Katherine Anne Seaton Networks and small worlds MatPhys 2017-09-25 11:00:00 In 2003 (increasingly pregnant!) I supervised the ...
Malabika Pramanik Needles, Bushes, Hairbrushes and Polynomials Plen 2017-09-25 09:30:00 Pretend that your car is a unit ...
Heejung Shim Multiscale approaches for analyses of high-throughput sequencing data BioInf 2017-09-26 13:00:00 Identification of differences between multiple groups in ...
Raquel Salmeron Zapata Models of wind-driving protostellar disks MatPhys 2017-09-26 11:00:00 Star formation is induced by the gravitational ...
Pantea Pooladvand Modelling diffusion of anti-cancer viruses in solid tumours Oth 2017-09-26 11:30:00 One of the biggest barriers in treating ...
Renata Rendek Market Efficiency and the Growth Optimal Portfolio StaProb 2017-09-26 13:00:00 The paper predicts an Efficient Market Property ...
Elasma Milanzi Issues in Using the Random Effects Approach in Meta-analysis of Sparse Data BioInf 2017-09-25 11:30:00 The current interest in meta-analysis of count ...
Nicola Armstrong Investigating non-linear associations in high dimensional ‘omics data BioInf 2017-09-26 13:30:00 In ‘omics studies, the trait or variable ...
Jessica Kasza, Andrew Forbes Information content of cluster-period cells in stepped wedge trials BioInf 2017-09-26 11:30:00 Stepped wedge trials are a particular variant ...
Maria Kleshnina Incompetence in microbial games MatBio 2017-09-26 13:00:00 Evolutionary game theory aims to predict whether ...
Adrianne Jenner How does pressure within a tumour affect the outcome of cancer treatment? MatBio 2017-09-26 14:00:00 Interstitial pressure or elevated pressure within tumours ...
Nalini Joshi Geometric asymptotics AnPDE 2017-09-26 11:30:00 I will report on results obtained with ...
Helen Forgasz \& Gilah Leder Gender and VCE enrolments in mathematics subjects 2001-2015: Does school type matter? EqDiv 2017-09-26 13:00:00 In Australia, there are ongoing concerns about ...
Sarah Buckley Gender and mathematics: Barriers to mathematical learning and the way forward EqDiv 2017-09-25 11:00:00 Gender and mathematics have a controversial history, ...
Gilah Leder, Helen Forgasz and Simone Zmood From school to career: A snapshot of supports and obstacles EqDiv 2017-09-25 11:30:00 Drawing on data from a larger study ...
Xiaoping Lu Finite maturity stock loan valuation AnPDE 2017-09-25 14:30:00 A stock loan is a financial contract ...
Melanie Bahlo Extracting different disease information from genomic data: the case of repeat expansion disorders BioInf 2017-09-26 14:30:00 Most laypeople conceptualise disease causing mutations as ...
Kate Smith-Miles Expensive Black-Box Optimisation OROpt 2017-09-26 13:00:00 How do we find the optimal solution ...
Catherine Penington Exits in order: how crowding affects particle lifetimes Dyn 2017-09-26 11:30:00 If a particle performs a random walk ...
Leonie Simpson Examining Authenticated Encryption Proposals CCC 2017-09-25 11:00:00 This research examines cryptographic methods for securing ...
Rachael Quill Estimation of directional wind response using noisy bivariate circular data: a comparison of approaches StaProb 2017-09-25 15:00:00 Observed bivariate datasets are considered noisy realisations ...
Christina Kazantzidou, Tristan Perez, Francis Valentinis Eigenstructure assignment for the position regulation of a fully-actuated marine craft OROpt 2017-09-25 11:30:00 In this paper, we adopt eigenstructure assignment ...
Sharon Stephen Effect of partial slip on boundary-layer instability Dyn 2017-09-25 11:00:00 The linear stability of the flow due ...
Stephanie Mills Doubling, dyadic doubling and triadic doubling weight functions Oth 2017-09-25 14:30:00 In this talk, we focus on the ...
Janice Scealy Directional Mixed Effects Models for Compositional Data StaProb 2017-09-25 11:30:00 Compositional data are vectors of proportions defined ...
Rosemary Aogo, David S. Khoury, Deborah Cromer, Trish Elliott, Jasmin Akter, Lily G. Fogg, Arya Sheela Nair, Urijah N. Liligeto, Megan S. F. Soon, Bryce S. Thomas, Ashraful Haque, Miles P. Davenport Direct quantification of host removal in Plasmodium infection and the effects of antimalarial drugs on removal of parasites MatBio 2017-09-25 11:30:00 The mononuclear phagocytic system (MPS) is thought ...
Grace Joshy, Emily Banks, Anthony Lowe, Rory Wolfe, Leonie Tickle, Bruce Armstrong, Mark Clements Development, validation and calibration of mortality risk prediction models: results from 123,697 middle-aged and older Australian men Post Evidence-based guidelines to target preventive services or ...
Maia Nikolova Angelova Deterministic and Stochastic Model of Arabidopsis Flowering Oth 2017-09-25 11:00:00 Experimental studies of the flowering of Arabidopsis ...
Ms Hilary Hunt Decoding cardiac calcium signals MatBio 2017-09-26 14:30:00 In biological systems we often consider the ...
Grace S Chiu; Anton P Wasson; Alexander Zwart Deciphering messy data on plant root physiology to improve breeding practices StaProb 2017-09-25 14:30:00 To ensure future food security, a key ...
Galina Levitina Cwikel estimates in noncommutative plane GeoTop 2017-09-25 14:30:00 One of the most beautiful results in ...
Sara Li-Yen Loo Cultural evolution of low fertility at high socio-economic status Oth 2017-09-26 13:00:00 The cultural evolution of fertility from high ...
Anita Liebenau Counting d-regular graphs and the degree sequence of the random graph AlgDis 2017-09-25 11:00:00 We do know exact formulae for some ...
Claire Clarke Conditional selection for overlap and rotation control StaProb 2017-09-26 14:30:00 Many statistical agencies face the problem of ...
Nicole Sutherland Computations with Galois groups AlgDis 2017-09-26 13:30:00 Algorithms to compute Galois groups of irreducible ...
Nicole Sutherland Computation of Geometric Galois Groups and Absolute Factorizations Post An algorithm being developed to compute geometric ...
Michelle Strumila Coloured Cyclic Operads GeoTop 2017-09-26 14:30:00 Just as coloured operads extend categories to ...
Chantelle Blachut Characterising the behaviour of coherent sets in non-autonomous dynamical systems Post It has been shown that the singular ...
Trang Thi Thien Nguyen Characterisation of BMO($\mathbb{R}$) and VMO($\mathbb{R}$) via commutators with Cauchy integrals AnPDE 2017-09-25 15:00:00 A function of bounded mean oscillation ...
Margarita Moreno-Betancur Causal diagrams to guide the treatment of missing data in epidemiological studies with multiple incomplete variables BioInf 2017-09-25 11:00:00 Missing data are a common occurrence in ...
Lisa N Yelland, Thomas R Sullivan, David J Price, Katherine J Lee Calculating the Sample Size for Trials Collecting Both Independent and Paired Data BioInf 2017-09-26 11:00:00 Mixtures of independent and paired data arise ...
Seong-Mi Seo Bulk scaling limits for random normal matrix ensembles near singularities AnPDE 2017-09-26 14:30:00 In this talk, I will present microscopic ...
Natalie Thorne Bioinformatics in the healthcare system BioInf 2017-09-25 14:30:00 Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance has taken a ...
Emily Hackett-Jones, John Toubia, Katherine Pillman, Kate Dredge, Andrew Bert, Cameron Bracken and Greg Goodall Bioinformatic challenges in the analysis of CLIP Experiments Post MicroRNAs are small non-coding RNAs known to ...
Jackie Reid, Erica Smith Balancing the Equation: A Mentoring Program for First-Year Female Students in STEM EqDiv 2017-09-26 11:30:00 This talk will be jointly presented by ...
Tea Kristiane Espeland Uggen, Tapan Rai and Erin Godecke Automated Classification of Post-Stroke Aphasia by Severity Oth 2017-09-26 14:00:00 Aphasia is a post-stroke communication impairment identified ...
Margreta Kuijper Attack detection and correction for linear systems CCC 2017-09-25 11:30:00 This talk is concerned with feedback controlled ...
Marcy Robertson Applications of $E_n$ operads GeoTop 2017-09-26 14:00:00 Operads are classical objects in algebraic topology ...
Grace Omollo Misere and Yuri Nikolayevsky Annulus and Pants Thrackle drawing GeoTop 2017-09-25 15:00:00 A thrackle is a drawing of a ...
Bronwyn Hajek Analytical solutions to nonlinear reaction-diffusion equations in different coordinate systems AnPDE 2017-09-25 11:00:00 Nonlinear reaction-diffusion equations are used to describe ...
Karin-Therese Howell An introduction to the theory of Near-vector Spaces AlgDis 2017-09-26 13:00:00 Andre first generalized the concept of a ...
Roslyn Hickson An epidemic of a thousand people starts with a single infection MatBio 2017-09-26 11:30:00 Infectious diseases continue to be a significant ...
Hang Wang An $L^2$-index theorem for group actions of noncompact quotients AnPDE 2017-09-26 13:30:00 Atiyah’s $L^2$-index theorem relates the index of ...
Tianshu Liu Affine ops(1|2) and its coset construction MatPhys 2017-09-25 15:00:00 Conformal field theory is an essential tool ...
Amelia Gontar A talk about beer, wine, and pizza Oth 2017-09-26 11:00:00 The yeast \textit{Saccaromyces cerevisiae}, often called bakers' ...
Roslyn A. Lau and Jason L. Williams A structured mean field approach for tracking a coordinated group MatPhys 2017-09-26 13:00:00 Multiple target tracking answers questions such as ...
Amie Albrecht, Elizabeth Bradford, Phil Howlett and Geetika Verma A recursive algorithm for inversion of linear operator pencils OROpt 2017-09-26 13:30:00 There are numerous examples of systems that ...
Zsuzsanna Dancso A mystery GeoTop 2017-09-26 11:00:00 Two problems in topology -- a 4-dimensional ...
Ilknur Tulunay A metric defined on transformed cumulative return series StaProb 2017-09-26 13:30:00 Analysing return distributions of assets are in ...
Frederique Vanholsbeeck A Leaky Pipe Dream? A Study of Gender Differences in Undergraduate Physics EqDiv 2017-09-26 14:00:00 Students face diverse pathways as they journey ...
Seyedeh Narjess Afzaly A Hierarchical Canonical Labelling and its Application in Generation of Graphs AlgDis 2017-09-25 15:00:00 We present a new class of canonical ...