## Colloquium Schedule - Fall 2012 – Summer 2013

**Fall 2012 – Summer 2013. Click a title to view the abstract.**

- Friday, June 28, 2013.
**Thesis defense.**(Advisor: George Markowsky)

**Joshua Case**,*UMaine Mathematics MA candidate*

**Necklaces and Bracelets: Enumeration, Algebraic Properties, and Their Relationship to Music Theory**

2:00 – 2:50 pm, DPC 115.

- Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
**Thesis defense.**(Advisor: Ramesh Gupta)

**Jie Huang**,*UMaine Mathematics MA candidate*

**Analysis of Survival Data by a Weibull-Generalized Poisson Distribution**

11:00 – 11:50 am, 421 Neville Hall.

- Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
**Graduate seminar.**

**Adam Duncan**,*UMaine Mathematics MA student*

**Wavelet-Based Edge Detection and Segmentation of Chromosome Territories in 3D Images of Cell Nuclei**

2:10 – 3:00 pm, 421 Neville Hall.

- Friday, April 26, 2013.
**Thesis defense.**(Advisor: Andrew Knightly)

**Carl Ragsdale**,*UMaine Mathematics MA candidate*

**Matrix Coeﬃcients of Certain Supercuspidal Representations**

2:10 – 3:00 pm, 204 Neville Hall.

- Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
**Thesis defense.**(Advisor: Andre Khalil)

**Kendra Mooers**,*UMaine Mathematics MA candidate*

**Characterization of Mammographic Breast Lesions and Their Microenvironment: An Application of a Wavelet-Based Multifractal Formalism**

11:10 – 12:00 pm, 165 Barrows Hall.

- Wednesday, April 17, 2013.
**Graduate Seminar.**

**Carl Ragsdale**,*UMaine Mathematics MA student*

**An introduction to complex representations of finite groups**

2:10 – 3:00 pm, 421 Neville Hall.

- Thursday, November 29, 2012.
**Colloquium.**

**Prof. Eva Curry**,*Acadia University (and UMaine Math BA Alum)*

**Multidimensional Radix Representations and Number Systems**

3:10 – 4:00 pm, 421 Neville Hall.

- Thursday, November 29, 2012.
**Pizza Pi.**

**Dr. Banu Baydil**,*UMaine Mathematics*

**Modeling Multi-cellular Structures**

12:30 – 1:20 pm, 208 Neville Hall.

- Wednesday, November 28, 2012.
**Graduate Seminar.**

**Jie Huang**,*UMaine Mathematics MA student.*

**A Versatile Model to Analyze Life time Data**

3:10 pm, 421 Neville Hall.

*Refreshments will be served at 3pm.*

- Tuesday, November 7, 2012.
**Graduate Seminar.**

**Rachel Rier**,*UMaine Mathematics MA student.*

**Moment Differential Equations of a Stochastic Epidemiological Model**

3:10 pm, 421 Neville Hall.

*Refreshments will be served*

- Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
**Colloquium / Pizza Pi.**

**Prof. Ben Weiss**,*Bates College.*

**Arithmetic Dynamics and Sarkovskii’s Theorem.**

Pizza at 12:15pm, lecture from 12:30-1:20pm.

- Thursday, October 25, 2012.
**Pizza Pi.**

**Prof. Bob Franzosa**,*UMaine Mathematics.*

**The True/False Cards: A Hands-On Deductive Reasoning Computer.**

12:30-1:20pm, 421 Neville Hall

- Tuesday, October 16, 2012.
**Graduate Seminar.**

**Kendra Mooers**,*UMaine Mathematics MA student.*

**Characterization of Mammographic Breast Lesions and their Microenvironment**

3:30 pm, 208 Neville Hall.

*Refreshments will be served*