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February 2017
See Seminars

Workshops and Conferences

Lecture by Daniel Wise, 2016 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize Recipient

CRM
February 2, 2017

Web site : http://www.crm.umontreal.ca/Wise/

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Seminars

February 1, 2017 - 12:30 - 13:30

Lecture Club mathématique UdeM
Université de Montréal, Pavillon Claire-McNicoll, salle Z-337

Marches aléatoires en environnement aléatoire

Alexander Fribergh, DMS, Université de Montréal

Web site : http://www.dms.umontreal.ca/~clubmath/

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February 1, 2017 - 15:00

Seminar Geometric Group Theory
Burnside Hall 920, McGill University

The Burau representation and twisted Alexander polynomials.

Anthony Conway, University of Geneva

Web site : http://www.math.mcgill.ca/ggt/

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February 2, 2017 - 12:00 - 13:00

Seminar Physique Mathématique
McGill University, Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, room 326

What else can you do with solvable approximations?

Dror Bar-Natan, University of Toronto

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February 2, 2017 - 15:30 - 16:30

Seminar DIRO
Université de Montréal, 2920 chemin de la tour, Pavillon André-Aisenstadt, salle 3195

Species and gene aware Bayesian analysis of domain evolution

Jens Lagergren, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Web site : http://en.diro.umontreal.ca/our-department/50th-anniversary-speaker-emeritus-series/

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February 2, 2017 - 16:30 - 17:30

Seminar Probabilités
McGill University, Burnside Hall, 1205

Inequalities, limit theorems and convergence of random variables under sublinear expectations

Ze-Chun Hu, Sichuan University

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February 3, 2017 - 11:30

Lecture
Université de Montréal, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, salle P-310

New forms of matter with ultracold atoms: synthetic magnetic fields and supersolidity

Wolfgang Ketterle, MIT (Prix Nobel de physique)

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February 3, 2017 - 13:30 - 14:30

Seminar LACIM
201, av. du Président-Kennedy, LOCAL PK-4323, Montréal (QC) H2X 3Y7

Unistructuralité des algèbres amassées de type A-tilde

Véronique Bazier-Matte, Université du Québec à Montréal

Web site : http://www.lacim.uqam.ca

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February 3, 2017 - 15:30 - 16:30

Seminar Statistique
Room 1205, Burnside Hall, 805 Sherbrooke West

MM Algorithms For Variance Components Models

Hua Zhou, UCLA

Web site : http://www.math.mcgill.ca/node/5358

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February 6, 2017 - 15:30 - 16:30

Seminar DIRO
Université de Montréal, 2920 chemin de la tour, Pavillon André-Aisenstadt, salle 6214

Learning underlying structure with neuroimaging data and training generative models with iterative refinement

Devon Hjelm, Université de Montréal

Web site : http://en.diro.umontreal.ca/our-department/50th-anniversary-speaker-emeritus-series/

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February 7, 2017 - 15:00 - 16:00

Seminar Logic, Category Theory, and Computation
BURNSIDE HALL 920, McGILL UNIVERSITY

Logical Characterization of Simulation

Prakash Panangaden, McGill University

Web site : http://www.math.mcgill.ca/rags/seminar/

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February 7, 2017 - 15:30

Seminar Physique Mathématique
CRM, UdeM, Pavillon André-Aisenstadt, 2920, ch. de la Tour, salle 4336

Conformal field theories and quantum phase transitions: an entanglement perspective

William Witczak-Krempa, Dépt. de physique, Université de Montréal

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February 7, 2017 - 15:30 - 16:30

Seminar Epidemiology, Biostatistics, & Occupational Health
Purvis Hall - 1020 Pine Avenue West - Room 24

Scalable Joint Models for Reliable Event Prediction: Application to Monitoring Adverse Events using Electronic Health Record Data

Suchi Saria - PhD, Johns Hopkins University

Web site : www.mcgill.ca/epi-biostat-occh/news-events/seminars/biostatistics

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February 8, 2017 - 12:30 - 13:30

Lecture Club mathématique UdeM
Université de Montréal, Pavillon Claire-McNicoll, salle Z-337

Méthodes MCMC et algorithme de type Metropolis-Hastings

Mylène Bédard, DMS, Université de Montréal

Web site : http://www.dms.umontreal.ca/~clubmath/

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February 8, 2017 - 15:00

Seminar Geometric Group Theory
Burnside Hall 920, McGill University

Graph coloring problem and fibering right angled Coxeter groups.

Kasia Jankiewicz, McGill University

Web site : http://www.math.mcgill.ca/ggt/

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February 9, 2017 - 10:30 - 12:00

Seminar Québec-Vermont Number Theory
McGill University, Burnside Hall salle BH920

Counting Number Fields by Discriminant

Evan Dummit, Rochester

Web site : http://www.dms.umontreal.ca/~qvnts/QVNTSinfo.html

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February 9, 2017 - 13:30 - 14:30

Seminar Statistique Université Laval
Université Laval, VCH-3840

Penetrance study from Lynch Syndrome families: methodological issues in modeling multivariate time-to-event data

Yun-Hee Choi, University of Western Ontario

Web site : https://www.mat.ulaval.ca/recherche-et-innovation/seminaires-congres-et-conferences/

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February 9, 2017 - 14:00 - 15:30

Seminar Québec-Vermont Number Theory
Concordia University, Library Building, 9th floor, room LB 921-4

Towers of modular curves

Jan Vonk, CICMA

Web site : http://www.dms.umontreal.ca/~qvnts/QVNTSinfo.html

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February 9, 2017 - 15:30 - 16:30

Seminar Statistique Sherbrooke
2500, boul. de l'Université, Salle D4-2019, Sherbrooke

Approche variationnelle pour l'estimation de la fonction intensité d'un processus ponctuel spatial inhomogène

Jean-François Coeurjolly, UQÀM

Web site : www.usherbrooke.ca/mathematiques

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February 9, 2017 - 15:30 - 16:30

Colloquium DIRO
Université de Montréal, 2920 chemin de la tour, Pavillon André-Aisenstadt, salle 6214

Robots in the Real World: Accounting for Resource Constraints To Achieve Tasks

Liam Paull, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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February 9, 2017 - 16:30 - 17:30

Seminar Probabilités
McGill University, Burnside Hall, 1205

Exponential Functionals of Levy processes with Light/Heavy Tails

Wei XU, Beijing Normal University

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February 10, 2017 - 12:00

Seminar Departmental Research Seminar
Concordia University, Library Building, 1455 boul. de Maisonneuve O. / LB 921-4, SGW

Kernel density estimation: Bernstein polynomials and circular data

Dr. Y.P. Chaubey, Concordia University

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February 10, 2017 - 13:30 - 14:30

Seminar LACIM
201, av. du Président-Kennedy, LOCAL PK-4323, Montréal (QC) H2X 3Y7

Total positivity for the Lagrangian Grassmannian

Rachel Karpman, Ohio State University

Web site : http://www.lacim.uqam.ca

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February 10, 2017 - 14:30 - 15:30

Seminar Mathématiques actuarielles et financières
Université de Montréal, 2920, chemin de la tour, pavillon André-Aisenstadt, salle 5340

Discounted sums and renewal times

Daniel Dufresne, University of Melbourne

Web site : http://quantact.uqam.ca/index.html

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February 10, 2017 - 15:30 - 16:30

Seminar Statistique
Room 1205, Burnside Hall, 805 Sherbrooke West

Sparse Envelope Model: Efficient Estimation and Response Variable Selection in Multivariate Linear Regression

Zhihua Su, University of Florida

Web site : http://www.math.mcgill.ca/node/5358

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February 10, 2017 - 16:00 - 17:00

Colloque des sciences mathématiques du Québec
UQAM, Pavillon Président-Kennedy, 201, ave du Président-Kennedy, salle PK-5115

Knot concordance

Mark Powell, UQAM

Web site : http://www.crm.umontreal.ca/Colloques/index.html

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February 13, 2017 - 15:30 - 16:30

Colloquium DIRO
Université de Montréal, 2920 chemin de la tour, Pavillon André-Aisenstadt, salle 6214

Learning representations of large-scale networks

Jian Tang, University of Michigan

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February 14, 2017 - 15:00 - 16:00

Seminar Logic, Category Theory, and Computation
BURNSIDE HALL 920, McGILL UNIVERSITY

Logical Characterization of Simulation II

Prakash Panangaden, McGill

Web site : http://www.math.mcgill.ca/rags/seminar/

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February 14, 2017 - 15:30

Seminar Physique Mathématique
CRM, UdeM, Pavillon André-Aisenstadt, 2920, ch. de la Tour, salle 4336

q-deformed superintegrable systems and multivariate orthogonal polynomials

Vincent Genest, MIT

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February 15, 2017 - 15:00

Seminar Geometric Group Theory
Burnside Hall 920, McGill University

Tame automorphism group.

Piotr Przytycki, McGill University

Web site : http://www.math.mcgill.ca/ggt/

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February 16, 2017 - 15:30 - 16:30

Colloquium DIRO
Université de Montréal, 2920 chemin de la tour, Pavillon André-Aisenstadt, salle 6214

Modeling science with machine learning:  From inference in simulation-based models to understanding cancer

Ted Meeds, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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February 17, 2017 - 13:30 - 14:00

Seminar Analysis (McGill & Concordia)
Concordia, Library Building, Room LB 921-04

On the classification of ancient solutions to curvature flows on the sphere

Mohammad Najafi, T.U. Wien and Concordia

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February 17, 2017 - 13:30 - 14:30

Seminar LACIM
201, av. du Président-Kennedy, LOCAL PK-4323, Montréal (QC) H2X 3Y7

Médianes de permutations sous la distance de Kendall-tau

Sylvie Hamel, Université de Montréal

Web site : http://www.lacim.uqam.ca

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February 17, 2017 - 14:30 - 15:30

Seminar Mathématiques actuarielles et financières
Université de Montréal, 2920, chemin de la tour, pavillon Claire-McNicoll, salle Z-240

Where less is more: Reducing variable annuity fees to benefit policyholder and insurer

Thorsten Moenig, Temple University in Philadelphia

Web site : http://quantact.uqam.ca/index.html

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February 17, 2017 - 15:30 - 16:30

Seminar Statistique
Room 1205, Burnside Hall, 805 Sherbrooke West

Building end-to-end dialogue systems using deep neural architects

Joelle Pineau, McGill University

Web site : http://www.math.mcgill.ca/node/5358

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February 17, 2017 - 16:00 - 17:00

Seminar Mathématiques actuarielles et financières
Université de Montréal, 2920, chemin de la tour, pavillon André-Aisenstadt, salle AA-5340

Geometric approximations to integration domains and numerical algorithms for distribution functions

Klaus Herrmann, Concordia Université

Web site : http://quantact.uqam.ca/index.html

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February 20, 2017 - 13:30 - 14:30

Seminar Analysis (McGill & Concordia)
McGill University, Burnside Hall, room 920

L^p estimates for eigenfunctions on manifolds with boundary

Melissa Tacy, ANU

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February 20, 2017 - 15:30 - 16:30

Colloquium DIRO
Université de Montréal, 2920 chemin de la tour, Pavillon André-Aisenstadt, salle 6214

Deep learning for meaning in natural language

Xiaodan Zhu, University of Ottawa

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February 20, 2017 - 16:00 - 17:00

Seminar Discrete Mathematics and Optimization
Burnside Hall 1205, McGill University

Convex Duality Theory

James Burke, University of Washington

Web site : http://www.dms.umontreal.ca/~mathapp/index_fr.html

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February 21, 2017 - 15:30

Seminar Physique Mathématique
CRM, UdeM, Pavillon André-Aisenstadt, 2920, ch. de la Tour, salle 4336

Flucton calculus: a new semiclassical expansion in quantum mechanics

Alexander Turbiner, Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM

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February 21, 2017 - 15:30 - 16:30

Seminar Epidemiology, Biostatistics, & Occupational Health
Purvis Hall - 1020 Pine Avenue West - Room 24

Current trends and open questions in dealing with treatment non-adherence and missing data in the clinical trials regulatory environment

Bohdana Ratitch - PhD, QuintilesIMS

Web site : www.mcgill.ca/epi-biostat-occh/news-events/seminars/biostatistics

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February 22, 2017 - 12:30 - 13:30

Lecture Club mathématique UdeM
Université de Montréal, Pavillon Claire-McNicoll, salle Z-337

Utiliser l'infini dans les mathématiques finies

Robert E. Woodrow, Université de Calgary

Web site : http://www.dms.umontreal.ca/~clubmath/

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February 22, 2017 - 13:30 - 14:30

Seminar Montreal Analysis Seminar / Geometric Analysis
McGIll University, Burnside 920

Rigidity of closed self-similar solution to the Gauss curvature flow

Guohuan Qiu, McGill University

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February 22, 2017 - 14:30 - 15:30

Seminar Analysis (McGill & Concordia)
McGill University, Burnside Hall, room 1234

Spectral asymptotics for fractional Laplacian

Victor Ivrii, Toronto

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February 23, 2017 - 10:30 - 12:00

Seminar Québec-Vermont Number Theory
McGill University, Burnside Hall salle BH920

Galois theory, non-abelian class field theory, and harmonic families of automorphic forms

Brian Hwang, Cornell

Web site : http://www.dms.umontreal.ca/~qvnts/QVNTSinfo.html

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February 23, 2017 - 13:30 - 14:30

Seminar Statistique Université Laval
Université Laval, VCH-3840

Learnin human history from the distribution of allele frequencies

Simon Gravel, McGill University

Web site : https://www.mat.ulaval.ca/recherche-et-innovation/seminaires-congres-et-conferences/

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February 23, 2017 - 14:00 - 15:30

Seminar Québec-Vermont Number Theory
Concordia University, Library Building, 9th floor, room LB 921-4

2017-CICMA/

Taylor Dupuy, U. Vermont, Burlington

Web site : http://www.dms.umontreal.ca/~qvnts/QVNTSinfo.html

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February 24, 2017 - 13:30 - 14:30

Seminar LACIM
201, av. du Président-Kennedy, LOCAL PK-4323, Montréal (QC) H2X 3Y7

On invariant ideals of representation rings of semisimple groups

Rostislav Devyatov, Ottawa

Web site : http://www.lacim.uqam.ca

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February 24, 2017 - 15:30 - 16:30

Seminar Statistique
Room 1205, Burnside Hall, 805 Sherbrooke West

The first pillar of statistical wisdom

James A. Hanley, McGill University

Web site : http://www.math.mcgill.ca/node/5358

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February 24, 2017 - 16:00 - 17:00

Colloque des sciences mathématiques du Québec
CRM, Université de Montréal, Pavillon André-Aisenstadt, 2920 Chemin de la Tour, salle 6254

Spreading phenomena in integrodifference equations with overcompensatory growth function

Frithjof Lutscher, Université d'Ottawa

Web site : http://www.crm.umontreal.ca/Colloques/index.html

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