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 2017

**Friday, December 8**-
**Andrii Arman**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The crossing number of a graph* **Tuesday, December 5**-
**R. W. Quackenbush**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*When is a \(\vee\)-semilattice a lattice? (continued)* **Friday, December 1**-
**Shahin Kamali**(Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba):*k-server problems: a review of the old results and recent developments* **Tuesday, November 28**-
**Raqeeb Rasheed**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Parallel Computation of the Resultant* **Friday, November 24**-
**Anthony Bonato**(Department of Mathematics, Ryerson):*Burning spiders and path forests* **Friday, November 24**-
**Marc Ethier**(Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Université de Saint-Boniface):*An introduction to persistent homology with applications to shape analysis* **Tuesday, November 21**-
**Edward Timko**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*A Classification of \(n\)-tuples of Commuting Isometries* **Tuesday, November 21**-
**R. W. Quackenbush**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*When is a \(\vee\)-semilattice a lattice?* **Friday, November 17**-
**Adam Clay**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Free subgroups of groups of homeomorphisms* **Tuesday, November 14**-
**Christopher Ramsey**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*C^*-correspondences and the Hao-Ng isomorphism problem* **Tuesday, November 14**-
**Kenneth Onuma**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Left and right generalized inverses* **Friday, November 10**-
**Amy Shaw**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Catching a fast robber* **Tuesday, November 7**-
**J. Chipalkatti**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Pascal's Hexagram and Desargues Configurations* **Friday, November 3**-
**Avery Miller**(Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba):*Treasure Hunting in Graphs Without a Map* **Friday, November 3**-
**Steve Reinhardt**(D-Wave Systems):*Using D-Wave Quantum Processors to Solve Real-World Problems* **Friday, November 3**-
**Adriana-Stefania Ciupeanu**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Introduction to Hyperbolic Metric Spaces* **Tuesday, October 31**-
**T. G. Kucera**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*pp properties of infinite sequences in modules* **Friday, October 27**-
**Ranganathan Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Elliptic Curves in Combinatorics* **Tuesday, October 24**-
**T. Kucera**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The elementary socle series: problems and questions* **Monday, October 23**-
**Robert Smith?**(The University of Ottawa):*Unexpected Infection Spikes in a Model of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccination* **Friday, October 20**-
**Derek Krepski**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The holonomy correspondence Part 2* **Friday, October 13**-
**Derek Krepski**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The Holonomy Correspondence* **Tuesday, October 3**-
**Yang Zhang**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Algorithms for multiplying integers and polynomials* **Monday, October 2**-
**Kristin Courtney**(University of Virginia):*A von Neumann-type inequality for \(*\)-polynomials* **Friday, September 29**-
**Karen Gunderson**(University of Manitoba):*Sets with no 3-term arithmetic progressions* **Friday, September 29**-
**Adam Clay**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The ping-pong lemma* **Tuesday, September 26**-
**Ievgen Bilokopytov**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Continuity and Holomorphicity of Symbols of Weighted Composition Operators* **Tuesday, September 26**-
**R. Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Circle-realizable \( (n_4) \)-configurations* **Friday, September 22**-
**Sergei Tsaturian**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*A survey of Euclidean Ramsey Theory* **Friday, September 22**-
**Eric Schippers**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Teichmuller Space of Compact Surfaces* **Friday, September 15**-
**David Gunderson**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Some of my favourite problems in combinatorial geometry.* **Friday, September 1**-
**Gerard Freixas i Montplet**(Department of Mathematics, C.N.R.S. - Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu):*Local to global formulas: from Gauss-Bonet to brane cosmology* **Friday, August 18**-
**Cecilia Holmgren**(Department of Mathematics, Uppsala University):*Split trees and Galton Watson trees: Two important classes of random trees* **Thursday, August 3**-
**Qing-wen Wang**(Department of Mathematics, Shanghai University):*CANCELLED* **Wednesday, August 2**-
**Jose Aguayo**(Department of Mathematics, University of Concepcion):*Representation Theorems for Operators on Free Banach Spaces of Countable Type* **Friday, June 9**-
**Richard Slevinsky**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Fast and Backward Stable Transforms Between Spherical Harmonic Expansions and Bivariate Fourier Series* **Friday, May 26**-
**Andrew Uzzell**(Department of Mathematics, University of Nebraska):*Graph limits, entropy, and counting* **Friday, May 12**-
**John Dallon**(Department of Mathematics, Brigham Young University):*Modeling Amoeboidal Cell Motion -- Force vs Speed* **Thursday, May 4**-
**Tommy Kucera**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Fibonacci and The Liber Abaci* **Friday, April 21**-
**Ortrud Oellermann**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*On Mean Subtree Orders of Trees* **Tuesday, April 18**-
**Yungang Liang**(Department of Mathematics, South China Normal University):*The explicit solutions to the matrix equation \(X^{2}AX=AXA\)* **Friday, April 7**-
**Robert Craigen**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The double core and duality* **Friday, March 31**-
**Colin Desmarais**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*A history of partition regularity on the integers* **Friday, March 31**-
**Francois Charette**(Department of Mathematics, University of Ottawa):*Lagrangian Floer homology, Fukaya's symplectic s-cobordism conjecture, and all that...* **Tuesday, March 21**-
**Kenneth Onuma**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The Generalized Drazin Inverse of a sum in a Banach algebra* **Friday, March 17**-
**Andrii Arman**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*An upper bound on the size of a $k$-uniform intersecting hypergraph with cover number $k$.* **Wednesday, March 15**-
**Nina Zorboska**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Unitary and normal weighted composition operators on spaces of holomorphic functions* **Tuesday, March 14**-
**R. Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Single Palindromic Axioms for Groups* **Friday, March 10**-
**Douglas Farenick**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Boundaries Of Some Low-Dimensional Operator Systems* **Thursday, March 9**-
**Vern Paulsen**(Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo):*Quantum Graph Theory* **Friday, March 3**-
**Cameron Franc**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Geometry and Modular Forms* **Wednesday, March 1**-
**Eric Schippers**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Dirichlet Problem and Jump Decomposition on Quasicircles* **Tuesday, February 28**-
**Qiwei Feng**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Generalized Inverses of Matrices over Skew Polynomial Rings* **Friday, February 17**-
**Narad Rampersad**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Computer Proofs of Results in Combinatorics on Words* **Tuesday, February 14**-
**Daniel Johnson**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Reusable Shares in \( (t,n) \) Secret Sharing Schemes* **Friday, February 10**-
**Karen Gunderson**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Independence density in graphs and hypergraphs* **Friday, February 10**-
**Marine Jacquier**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Modeling The Hormonal Regulation of Food Intake and Body Weight* **Wednesday, February 8**-
**Christopher Ramsey**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Dilation theory and free probability* **Tuesday, February 7**-
**Yungang Liang**(Department of Mathematics, South China Normal University):*Groebner-Shirshov basis for \( G_n^2 \)* **Friday, February 3**-
**Julien Arino**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Some applications of graph theory to math biology* **Wednesday, February 1**-
**Fereidoun Ghahramani**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Approximate amenability of tensor products of Banach algebras* **Tuesday, January 31**-
**R. Padmanabhan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*The Geometric Orchard Problem* **Friday, January 27**-
**Jianqing Fan**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*CANCELLED* **Friday, January 27**-
**Sergei Tsaturian**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Some results in asymmetric Euclidean Ramsey theory* **Friday, January 27**-
**Ling Xue**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Network-Level Extinction Threshold and Reproduction Number For Vector-Borne Diseases* **Tuesday, January 24**-
**Yang Zhang**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Computing approximate GCDs.* **Friday, January 20**-
**Avery Miller**(Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba):*Cover-Free Families of Sets with Applications* **Friday, January 13**-
**Jonathan Ziprick**(Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Brunswick):*Quantum gravitational collapse of a thin shell*

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.