December 11 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

December 22 – January 1: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Seminars in 2014

**Friday, December 12**-
**Robert Borgersen**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Progress Towards a Mathematics Placement Test at the University of Manitoba - Part 2* **Friday, December 5**-
**Colin Desmarais**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Finite Geometries and lower bounds for $ex(n;K^{(3)}(2,2,t))$* **Tuesday, December 2**-
**R. Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Geometry via reflections.* **Friday, November 28**-
**Darja Kalajdzievska**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Learning about how students learn* **Thursday, November 27**-
**Eric Schippers**:*Fuchsian groups and the uniformization theorem* **Tuesday, November 25**-
**Yang Zhang**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Computing Popov Forms of Matrices over Ore Domains* **Friday, November 21**-
**Adam Clay**:*Dimension and the fundamental group of a manifold* **Tuesday, November 18**-
**T. Kucera**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Dimension and Measurability in Modules, (according to Kestner)* **Friday, November 7**-
**Robert Borgersen**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Progress Towards a Mathematics Placement Test at the University of Manitoba* **Friday, October 31**-
**Eric Harper**(Department of Mathematics, McMaster University):*Virtual knots and their Alexander invariants* **Thursday, October 30**-
**Eric Harper**(McMaster):*Alexander invariants of knot groups* **Tuesday, October 28**-
**R. Quackenbush**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*A characterization of quasi-trivial n-semigroups (after N. Ackerman)* **Tuesday, October 21**-
**R. Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Commutator Laws implying Commutativity in Semigroups* **Friday, October 17**-
**T. G. Kucera**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Kepler's Conjecture and the Flyspeck Project* **Thursday, October 16**-
**R. Padmanabhan**:*Geometry using Group Theory* **Thursday, October 9**-
**Derek Krepski**:*The coadjoint representation of a Lie group* **Friday, October 3**-
**Bela Bollobas**(Mathematics, Cambridge, UK & Memphis, TN, USA):*Phase transitions and local limit theorems* **Thursday, October 2**-
**Eric Schippers**:*An introduction to Lie Groups* **Thursday, September 25**-
**Adam Clay**:*Introduction to Dehn Surgery* **Tuesday, September 23**-
**R. Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Analog of Levi's Theorem for Group Conjugates* **Friday, September 19**-
**Norbert Heuer**(Department of Mathematics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile):*Discontinuous approximations of hypersingular integral equations* **Sunday, September 7**-
**Yong Zhang**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Grothendieck Inequality and an Application* **Monday, June 16**-
**Fereshteh Nazari**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Backward Bifurcation in HCV Transmission Dynamics* **Friday, June 6**-
**Lajos Molnar**(Mathematics, University of Debrecen, Hungary):*An operation on the positive definite cone of a $C^*$-algebra and its algebraic properties* **Monday, June 2**-
**Ali Javame**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Mathematical Assessment of the Role of Pap Screening on HPV Transmission Dynamics* **Friday, May 16**-
**Colin Ingalls**(Mathematics & Statistics, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton):*Rationality of the Brauer-Severi Varieties of Sklyanin algebras* **Friday, May 2**-
**Ievgen Bilokopytov**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The dilation in different settings* **Friday, April 25**-
**Kaitlin Alexander**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*A Simplified Model of Ocean Circulation* **Tuesday, April 8**-
**Julian Salamanca Tellez**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*A Characterization of Compatible Functions in Distributive Lattices​* **Tuesday, April 1**-
**R. Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Self-Dual Axioms for Orthomodular Lattices* **Friday, March 21**-
**Khodr Shamseddine**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Characterization of compact and self-adjoint operators, and study of positive operators on a Banach space over a non-Archimedean field* **Tuesday, March 18**-
**T. Kucera**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*A brief introduction to quiver representations and path algebras* **Monday, March 17**-
**Derek Krepski**:*The Hopf Invariant* **Friday, March 14**-
**Michael Doob**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Some tamales in your tikz* **Monday, March 10**-
**Adam Clay**:*An introduction to classical knot theory II* **Friday, March 7**-
**Adam Clay**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Knot groups and orderability* **Tuesday, March 4**-
**Yang Zhang**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The LLL algorithm* **Monday, March 3**-
**Adam Clay**:*An introduction to classical knot theory* **Friday, February 28**-
**Derek Krepski**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Global quotients among symplectic toric orbifolds* **Friday, February 28**-
**Reza Ghamarshoushtari**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Amenability Properties of Banach Algebra-Valued Continuous Functions* **Tuesday, February 25**-
**R. Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The Cassini Identity and Mathematical Logic* **Monday, February 24**-
**Eric Schippers**:*An introduction to Riemann surfaces* **Friday, February 14**-
**Shaun Lui**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Nonlinear PDEs Explained* **Tuesday, February 11**-
**T. Kucera**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Elementary duality of infinitary pp properties (continued).* **Monday, February 10**-
**Derek Krepski**:*The Schur-Horn theorem and symplectic geometry* **Tuesday, February 4**-
**T. Kucera**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Elementary duality of infinitary pp properties (continued).* **Monday, February 3**-
**Adam Clay**:*An introduction to the braid groups* **Friday, January 31**-
**Michael Doob**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Adding some pizzazz to beamer* **Tuesday, January 28**-
**T. Kucera**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Elementary duality of infinitary pp properties* **Friday, January 24**-
**Varvara Shepelska**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Weak amenability of certain Beurling algebras* **Tuesday, January 21**-
**R. Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Desargues Configuration as a Cubic Cluster* **Friday, January 17**-
**Andrii Arman**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Combinatorial Nullstellensatz* **Tuesday, January 14**-
**T. Kucera**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*An intricate example in the infinitary logic of modules* **Friday, January 10**-
**Karen Gunderson**(Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research, University of Bristol):*Random Markov processes*

Important Dates

December 11 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

December 22 – January 1: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Exams

**
MATH 3470
A01
Final Exam
**

Saturday, December 16
at
9:00 a.m.

**
MATH 3132
A01
Final Exam
**

Saturday, December 16
at
1:30 p.m.

**
MATH 1210
Final Exam
**

Saturday, December 16
at
1:30 p.m.

**
MATH 1020
Final Exam
**

Monday, December 18
at
1:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminar

Colloquium talk:

**Seth Wolbert**

Friday, January 12 at 14:30,
418 Machray Hall.