Colloquium Schedule  Fall 2007 – Spring 2008

 Friday, Sept. 14, 2007
 2:10pm, 100 Neville Hall
Dr. Sat Gupta, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Estimation of the Mean and Variance of a Population under Simple Random Sampling

 Friday, Oct. 19, 2007 (Math/Physics Colloquium)
 3:10pm, 140 Bennett Hall
A. Arneodo, Laboratoire Joliot Curie and Laboratoire de Physique, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France
Low frequency rhythms in human DNA sequences: from genomewide sequence analysis to the modeling of replication in higher eukaryotes

 Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007
 3:10pm, 100 Neville Hall
Dr. Cheng Peng, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Southern Maine
Theory and Applications of Quantilebased Process Capability Indices

 Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008
 2:00pm, 105 DPC
Dr. Natasha Speer, Division of Science and Mathematics Education, Michigan State University
Shedding light on some complexities of teaching college mathematics: Influences of knowledge and beliefs on a differential equations teacher’s practices

 Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008
 3:15pm, 107 DPC
Dr. Jennifer Noll, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, Portland State University
Graduate Teaching Assistants’ Statistical Knowledge for Teaching

 Monday, Feb. 18, 2008
 3:10pm, 117 DPC
Dr. Marius Ionescu, Dept. of Mathematics, Cornell University
Fractals and Markov Operators in C*Algebras

 Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008
 3:10pm, 119 Barrows
Dr. Ralf Schiffler, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Quiver Representations: Basic Facts and Some Recent Developments

 Thursday, March 20, 2008
 3:10pm, 119 Barrows Hall
Dr. Reinier Broker, Microsoft Corporation
Constructing Elliptic Curves of Prescribed Order

 Thursday, Apr 3, 2008
 2:10pm, 421 Neville Hall
Na Wang, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maine
Estimation of Extra Risk and Benchmark Dose in Dose Response Models

 Thursday, Apr 10, 2008 2:10pm, 421 Neville Hall
 Wes Viles, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maine
Reliability Functions of an Extended Generalized Inverse Gaussian Distribution

 Thursday, May 1, 2008
 8:00am and 9:00am, 421 Neville Hall
Jeremy Grant, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maine
WaveletBased Characterization of Mouse Chromosome Territories

 Friday, May 2, 2008
 2:10pm, 108 Neville Hall
Chenglu Dai, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maine
Application of Lagrange Multiplier Method Numerically to Finding Profile Likelihood Intervals for Abundance

 Wednesday, May 14, 2008
 2:10pm, 421 Neville Hall
Weston Viles, UMaine Master’s Candidate. Advisor: Ramesh Gupta.
Thesis defense: Rollercoaster Failure Rates and Mean Residual Life Functions
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