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 2015

**Friday, December 4**-
**Jason Semeraro**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Hypergraph Turan densities for r-triangles* **Friday, November 27**-
**Bob Quackenbush**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Asymptotic philatelic enumeration or: Counting directly irreducible algebras in finite varieties* **Friday, November 27**-
**Juliana Theodoro de Lima**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*On braids and string links groups* **Thursday, November 26**-
**Colin Desmarais**:*An algorithm for determining non bi-orderability of knots.* **Tuesday, November 24**-
**R.W. Quackenbush**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Infinitesimals, Tiebreakers, and Gedankenodometers (Part 2).* **Friday, November 20**-
**Sergei Tsaturian**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Counting certain subgraphs in a graph and its complement* **Friday, November 20**-
**Laurent Marcoux**(Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo):*Abelian, amenable operator algebras are similar to C*-algebras.* **Tuesday, November 17**-
**Laurent Marcoux**(Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo):*Vector states on irreducible operator semigroups* **Tuesday, November 17**-
**R. Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Associativity Proofs in Geometry* **Friday, November 13**-
**Colin Desmarais**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Norm-Graphs and their applications* **Thursday, November 12**-
**Adam Clay**:*Introduction to the space of left-orderings II* **Thursday, November 12**-
**Dr. Michael Lamoureux**(Professor of Mathematics and PIMS, Innovation Coordinator, UCalgary and UBC)):*The PIMS Innovation Strategy* **Tuesday, November 10**-
**Christopher Ramsey**(Department of Mathematics, University of Virginia):*Dynamical systems and operator algebras* **Tuesday, November 10**-
**R. Quackenbush**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Infinitesimals, Tiebreakers, and Gedankenometers* **Friday, November 6**-
**Ortrud Oellermann**(Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Winnipeg):*Progress on the Oberly-Sumner Conjecture* **Thursday, November 5**-
**Adam Clay**:*Introduction to the space of left-orderings I* **Friday, October 30**-
**Vaclav Linek**(Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Winnipeg):*Polyhedral Designs* **Thursday, October 29**-
**Juliana Theodoro de Lima**:*An introduction to braid groups on surfaces II* **Tuesday, October 27**-
**Luz María Gurrola Ramos**(Departamento de Matemáticas y Física, Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Mexico):*Properties of injective modules* **Friday, October 23**-
**Bill Kocay**(Computer Science, University of Manitoba):*Constructing Graphs with a High Reconstruction Number* **Thursday, October 22**-
**Derek Krepski**:*Universal vector bundles II* **Tuesday, October 20**-
**Safoura Jafar-Zadeh**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Diophantine equations for the class of analytic functions* **Tuesday, October 20**-
**Yang Zhang**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The generalized inverses of Ore matrices and applications* **Friday, October 16**-
**David S. Gunderson**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Ramsey arrows for induced graphs* **Friday, October 16**-
**K.C. Sivakumar**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Inverse Positive Interval Matrices* **Thursday, October 15**-
**Eric Schippers**:*Hyperbolic Geometry in Complex Analysis* **Friday, October 9**-
**Stephane Durocher**(Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba):*Local Geometric Routing in Convex Subdivisions* **Friday, October 9**-
**Wujie Shi**(Department of Mathematics, Chongqing University of Arts & Sciences):*More on the Characterization of Finite Simple Groups* **Thursday, October 8**-
**Derek Krepski**:*Universal vector bundles I* **Tuesday, October 6**-
**R. Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Free Spectrum of Shelf Algebras* **Friday, October 2**-
**Rob Craigen**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Matrices equivalent to their transpose by permutation* **Thursday, October 1**-
**Serhii Dovhyi**:*Dehn surgery* **Tuesday, September 29**-
**T. G. Kucera**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*All (or most of) the details of a 'Small' example (Part 2)* **Friday, September 25**-
**Ben Li**(Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba):*Minimum total vertex covers and algorithms for computing them* **Friday, September 25**-
**Brian Forrest, University of Waterloo**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*AMENABILITY, THE FOURIER ALGEBRA OF A LOCALLY COMPACT GROUP AND ITS IDEALS* **Thursday, September 24**-
**Juliana Theodoro de Lima**:*An introduction to braid groups on surfaces* **Tuesday, September 22**-
**T. G. Kucera**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*All (or most of) the details of a 'Small' example* **Friday, September 18**-
**Andrii Arman**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Fibonacci-sum graphs* **Friday, September 18**-
**Ranganathan Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Geometric Realization of Abstract Configurations* **Thursday, September 17**-
**Adam Clay**:*Introduction to group growth* **Friday, September 11**-
**Karen Gunderson**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Saturation and graph processes* **Friday, August 14**-
**Andriy Bondarenko**(Mathematics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology & National Taras Shevchenko Ubniversity):*Strongly regular graphs and Borsuk's conjecture* **Friday, June 5**-
**Lindsay Simpson**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Dynamics of an HIV/AIDS Model that Incorporates Pre-exposure Prophylaxis* **Friday, May 29**-
**Darja Kalajdzievska & Lindsay Wessel**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Rethinking Course Structure; Increased Participation and Persistence in MATH 1010* **Friday, May 15**-
**Chi-Kwong Li**(Mathematics, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA):*Decomposition of Unitary Gates* **Friday, May 8**-
**Rob Beezer**(Mathematics, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma WA, USA):*Open Source Mathematics with MathBook XML* **Monday, April 27**-
**Stefan Juncu**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Functional Calculus with Applications to Tadmor-Ritt Operators* **Tuesday, March 31**-
**Yang Zhang**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Solving matrix algebraic equations* **Tuesday, March 24**-
**R. Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Jacobson's Lemma for Generalized Inverses* **Tuesday, March 24**-
**Craig Cowan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Elliptic Partial Differential Equations* **Friday, March 6**-
**Lijun Yi**(Mathematics, Shanghai Normal University):*Recent progress on hp-version continuous Galerkin and spectral collocation time-stepping methods* **Tuesday, March 3**-
**T. Kucera**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*An overview of Jacobson's Conjecture* **Tuesday, February 24**-
**G. Krause**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Embedding noetherian rings into artinian rings* **Tuesday, February 10**-
**R. Quackenbush**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Counting directly irreducible algebras in finite varieties* **Tuesday, February 3**-
**R. Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Order Compatibility in Lattices* **Friday, January 30**-
**Jordan Watts**(Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign):*So what is an orbifold, anyway?* **Tuesday, January 27**-
**Shaun Lui**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The Fractional Laplacian* **Tuesday, January 13**-
**Yang Zhang**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Algorithms for Ore matrices*

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 1020
Final Exam
**

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

**
MATH 2140
A01
Final Exam
**

Tuesday, December 19
at
9:00 a.m.

**
MATH 2160
A01
Final Exam
**

Wednesday, December 20
at
9:00 a.m.

**
MATH 3120
A01
Final Exam
**

Wednesday, December 20
at
9:00 a.m.

Upcoming Seminar

Colloquium talk:

**Seth Wolbert**

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