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Results: 1 - 20 of 191
  • 11 Sep 2019
    Nonparametric Bayesian label prediction

    14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Label prediction is a problem within the area of statistical learning. In his research, Jarno Hartog looked at nonparametric Bayesian label prediction on a graph.

  • 10 Sep 2019
    New methods in coding theory

    14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    In his research, Sven Polak examined new methods in coding theory and focused on a central question: what is the maximum size of a code C with a minimum distance of at least d?

  • 4 Sep 2019
    General Mathematics Colloquium

    16:00 - 16:45 | Event

    Speaker: Steffen Müller (University of Groningen)

  • 21 Jun 2019
    Curves, cover counts and central invariants

    13:00 - 14:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Renier Kramer focuses on three distinct but closely connected topics in mathematics: the moduli space of curves, Hurwitz numbers and integrable hierarchies.

  • Start 20 Jun 2019
    End 21 Jun 2019
    Workshop on Geometry

    14:00 - 11:00 | Event

    On the occasion of the PhD defence of Reinier Kramer a Workshop on Geometry is organised on Thursday 20 June and Friday 21 June.

  • 7 Jun 2019
    The Amsterdam Math-Physics Colloquium

    09:30 - 12:30 | Event

    This semester the Amsterdam Math-Physics Colloquium will take place on Friday 7 June, and the speakers will be Don Zagier (MPI Bonn) and Boris Pioline (UPMC Paris).

  • 15 May 2019
    General Mathematics Colloquium

    16:00 - 16:45 | Event

    Speaker: Dennis Dobler (VU Amsterdam)

  • 3 May 2019
    Nordan 2019

    13:30 | Event

    On 3 - 5 May 2019 the 23rd issue of NORDAN, Nordic conference on complex analysis and related topics is organized by Lorenzo Guerini, Han Peters and Jan Wiegerinck.

  • 18 Apr 2019
    Loop models in statistical mechanics

    10:00 - 11:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Loop models are a class of two-dimensional lattice models in statistical mechanics. The states of the model consist of continuous paths that do not end except at the boundary, and closed loops are given a weight. ...

  • 12 Apr 2019
    Prof Tim Dokchitser
    Names of finite groups

    16:00 - 17:00 | Inaugural lecture

    Classifying and understanding symmetries has long fascinated mathematicians. Interest in this subject, currently known as group theory, dates back to at least the 18th century.In his inaugural lecture, Tim Dokchitser ...

  • 11 Apr 2019
    Music
    Alumni-meeting UvA Mathematics & KdVI Evening of Music

    16:00 - 22:00 | Event

    On Thursday April 11th the Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics (KdVI) organizes an Alumni-meeting for alumni, staff and students in Mathematics at the University of Amsterdam.

  • 5 Apr 2019
    LdW
    Leve de Wiskunde!

    09:45 - 16:45 | Event

    On 5 April 2019, the Korteweg de Vries Institute once again organizes the annual conference Leve de Wiskunde! This will be the 17th edition of the conference, during which mathematicians from Amsterdam will talk ...

  • 3 Apr 2019
    General Mathematics Colloquium

    16:00 - 16:45 | Event

    Speaker: Beth Romano (University of Cambridge)

  • 20 Mar 2019
    General Mathematics Colloquium

    16:00 - 16:45 | Event

    Speaker: Stacey Jeffery (CWI and QuSoft)

  • 6 Mar 2019
    General Mathematics Colloquium

    16:00 - 16:45 | Event

    Speaker: Neil Olver (CWI and VU Amsterdam)

  • 28 Feb 2019
    Queues on random graphs

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Nicos Starreveld's research combines queueing theory and random graph theory to study queueing processes on randomly evolving graphs.

  • 26 Feb 2019
    Applications of representation theory in discrete mathematics

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Bart Litjens presents two new applications of the representation theory of finite groups in discrete mathematics. The first is motivated by a problem in coding theory. The second application deals with flows in ...

  • 22 Feb 2019
    Queueing systems with nonstandard input processes

    14:00 - 15:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    David Koops investigates queueing systems with nonstandard arrival processes. These range from doubly stochastic Poisson processes driven by shot noise and Hawkes processes to nonhomogeneous Possoin processes and ...

  • 20 Feb 2019
    General Mathematics Colloquium

    16:00 - 16:45 | Event

    Speaker: Magnus Botnan (VU Amsterdam)

  • 13 Feb 2019
    Curves in positive characteristic

    12:00 - 13:00 | PhD defence ceremony

    Zijian Zhou's carries out research into curves in positive characteristic, an area of fundamental mathematics. Zhou focuses on the a-numbers of curves in characteristic p and with the Ekedahl-Oort strata on the ...