Department of Mathematical Sciences
Colloquium Schedule
Spring 1999

Tuesday, May 25, 1999

Topological Structure of the Space of Composition
Operators on H^{infinity} by Dr. Ruhan Zhao, Kyoto University,
Japan

Thursday, May 13, 1999

The mathematics of problem solving in sport and
nature by Professor Neville de Mestre, Bond University, Queensland,
Australia

Friday, April 30, 1999

Controllability of Excitable Cells by
Dr. Mark Pernarowski, Dept. of Mathematics, Montana State University
This talk is part of our department's celebration of Mathematics Awareness
Week.

Tuesday, April 27, 1999

Introduction to Cellular Automata (CA)
by Dr. William Derrick, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, The University
of Montana.
This talk is part of our department's celebration of Mathematics Awareness
Week.

Thursday, April 22, 1999

Invertible Polynomial Transformations
by Dr. Gene Freudenburg, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Southern Indiana,
and algebra candidate for position 3

Thursday, April 1, 1999

Connectivity for Binary Matroids and Graphs
by Dr. Haidong Wu, Dept. of Mathematics, Southern University

Friday, March 26, 1999

A Noncommutative Version of Polynomial Rings
by Thomas Cassidy, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Oregon, and algebra
candidate for position 3

Thursday, March 25, 1999

Pattern formation in the Extended Fisher Kolmogorov
equation by Dr. William C. Troy, Dept. of Mathematics, University
of Pittsburgh

Tuesday, March 23, 1999

On the numerical solution of differential equations
with algebraic constraints by Dr. Raymond Spiteri, Dept. of Mathematics
and Statistics, McGill University, and numerical analysis candidate for
position 3

Monday, March 22, 1999

Dual Model Robust Regression by Dr. Timothy
Robinson, Dept. of Statistics, Virginia Tech, and candidate for the statistics
position

Tuesday, March 9, 1999

Superalgebras and their uses by Dr. Mark
Wilson, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Northern Illinois University, and
candidate for the algebra position

Monday, March 8, 1999

Exact Bootstrap Moments of an Lestimator
by Dr. Michael D. Ernst, Dept. of Statistics, University of Florida, and
candidate for the statistics position

Friday, March 5, 1999

How quickly do we generate the matrix algebra?
by Dr. Christopher Pappacena, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Colorado,
Colorado Springs, and candidate for the algebra position

Thursday, March 4, 1999

Computing Geodetic Coordinates by Dr.
Yves Nievergelt, Dept. of Mathematics, Eastern Washington University

Monday, March 1, 1999

Exploiting Spatial Information for Improving Statistical
Classification Methods and Error Analysis: Applications to Satellite Remote
Sensing and Vegetation Mapping by Dr. Brian Steele, Dept. of Mathematical
Sciences, The University of Montana, and candidate for the statistics position

Thursday, February 4, 1999  CANCELLED  Will be given at a later date

Isometries and Biholomorphy in Several Complex
Variables by Professor Farhad Jafari, Dept. of Mathematics, University
of Wyoming
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