# Past Events

Below are events that have already passed. You can also view a list of upcoming events here.

*8,662 total past events.*

## Friday, February 27, 1998

### Program in Applied Mathematics Brown Bag Seminar

Iterated Function Systems and Fractal Image Compression

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**John S. Costello, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Thursday, February 26, 1998

### Mathematics Colloquium

The Irreducibility of Some Classical Polynomials

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Michael Filaseta, USC

### Quantitative Biology Colloquium

Mathematical and Biology Issues in Extinction Prediction

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Aaron King, Program in Applied Mathematics, Wade Leitner, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Brian McGill, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, and Jay Taylor, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Modeling and Computation Seminar

Designing Algorithms for Stochastic Programs

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Julie Higle, Systems and Industrial Engineering, University of Arizona

### Presentation

Introduction to Mathematical Issues in Finance (Part II)

**Location:**Math 320

**Presenter:**Slawek Tomaszewski, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Wednesday, February 25, 1998

### Dynamics in Populations Seminar

Modeling Bacterial Populations with Individual Models

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Kevin Anderson, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Mathematical Physics and Probability Seminar

An Introduction to Percolation and Potts Models

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Jan Wehr, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Graduate Student Colloquium

The Classification Problem in Surfaces

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Seog Young Kim, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Tuesday, February 24, 1998

### Mathematics Instruction Colloquium

An Introduction to Voronoi Diagrams and Delaunay Triangulations

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Kate McGivney, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Geometry Seminar

Moduli Spaces of Flat Connections and Fusion

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Chris Woodward, Harvard University

### Faculty Meeting

**Location:**Math 501

### Algebra and Number Theory Seminar

Continued Fractions and Their Convergence

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Mourad Ismail, University of South Florida

### PDE Seminar

Quintic KdV and BBM Equations

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**James (Mac) Hyman, Los Alamos National Laboratory

## Monday, February 23, 1998

### SWRIMS Event

**Location:**Math 401

### Fluids and Mechanics Seminar

Simulations, Fisher Information, and Pressure Fluctuations in Convection and Mechanically Driven Turbulence

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Professor W. J. Cocke, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona

### Special Colloquium

Symplectic Quotients and Moduli Spaces of Flat Connections

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Chris Woodward, Harvard University

## Friday, February 20, 1998

### Program in Applied Mathematics Colloquium

Interacting Particle Systems and a Stochastic Burgers' Equation

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Robert J. Adler, Faculty of Industrial Engineering & Management Technion, Israel and Department of Statistics, University of North Carolina

### Seminar

Cosmology in 3-Dimensional Time

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Dr. W. G. Tifft, Department of Astronomy, University of Arizona

### Special Colloquium

Graphing Calculators, Parametric Equations, and Bezier Curves; Some Basics Behind Laser Printer Symbols

**Location:**Math 402

**Presenter:**Roger Ahders, Oregon State University, a candidate for a teaching post-doc position

### SWIG Seminar

Home Computing Systems, Part II: How to Blow Up Your New Computer...and Watch in Style

**Location:**Math 102

**Presenter:**This week, we will continue with our series of talks on PC hardware and software (specifically Windows-95 and Red Hat Linux). Bob (Sparky) Condon and Mark (Boom Boom) Hays, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Thursday, February 19, 1998

### Mathematics Colloquium

Small Divisors in PDE and Other Places

**Location:**Math 501

**Presenter:**Walter Craig, Brown University

### Quantitative Biology Colloquium

Markov Matrix Approaches to Extinction Prediction

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Michael Gilpin, University of California, San Diego

### Logic and Computer Science Colloquium

Intuitionistic Logic and Alternative Universes of Set Theory

**Location:**Econ 305

**Presenter:**Bill Faris, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona

### Modeling and Computation Seminar

An Overview of Stochastic Optimization Models and Algorithms

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Suvrajeet Sen, Department of Systems & Industrial Engineering, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona

## Wednesday, February 18, 1998

### Dynamics in Populations Seminar

Game Theory and Coevolution: Evolution and Application to Mutualisms

**Location:**Econ 200

**Presenter:**Brian McGill, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona