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Andreas Ulovec (16/05/14)Andreas Ulovec (16/05/14)

Fyrirlestur Fyrirlesari: Andreas Ulovec, Vínarháskóla Titill: MSc4All – Motivating Methods and Materials in Maths and Science Staðsetning: H203, Stakkahlíð — Menntavísindasviði HÍ. Tímasetning: Föstudagur 16. maí, klukkan 14:00. Ágrip: The Comenius projects „PROMOTE MSc“ and „MOTIVATE ME in Maths and Science“ developed both materials (PROMOTE) and teaching methods (MOTIVATE) for one common goal: To increase […]

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Valentina Giangreco Puletti (29/04/14)Valentina Giangreco Puletti (29/04/14)

Málstofa í stærðfræði Fyrirlesari: Valentina Giangreco Puletti Titill: Integrable models in string theory Staðsetning: V-158, VR-II. Tímasetning: Þriðjudagur 29. apríl, 2014, frá 12:00 til 13:00. Ágrip: In the last 10 years two-dimensional integrable models have been largely employed in string theory, and in particular in the context of the so-called gauge/gravity duality. Indeed, the discovery

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Tölfræðivikan 22.-25. aprílStatistics Week April 22-25

Vikan 22. – 25. apríl 2014 verður tölfræðivika. Þessa daga verða fjórir tölfræðiviðburðir. Allir fyrirlestrarnir verða í V-157 í VR-II. 22. apríl kl. 14:00. Emtiyaz Khan frá École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne: Machine Learning 23. apríl kl. 12:00. R-Ísland: Stofnfundur félags R-notenda á Íslandi 23. apríl kl. 13:00. Andrew Gelman frá Columbia University: Tölfræðipakkinn Stan

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Philippe Crochet (10/04/14)Philippe Crochet (10/04/14)

Málstofa í tölfræði Fyrirlesari: Philippe Crochet, Research Specialist at the Icelandic Meterological Office Titill: Estimating the flood frequency distribution at ungauged catchments using a regional flood frequency analysis Staðsetning: V-157, VRII Tími: Fimmtudaginn 10. apríl, frá 12:00 til 13:00. Ágrip: Extreme events such as floods may have serious societal and environmental consequences. It is therefore

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Örn Arnaldsson (10/04/14)Örn Arnaldsson (10/04/14)

Málstofa í stærðfræði Fyrirlesari: Örn Arnaldsson, University of Minnesota Titill: Cartan’s Theory of Moving Frames Staðsetning: V-155, VRII Tími: Fimmtudaginn 10. apríl, frá 15:00 til 16:00. Ágrip: In 1999, Peter Olver and Mark Fels provided theoretical justification for Élie Cartan’s theory of moving frames for arbitrary, finite-dimensional Lie group actions on manifolds. With this basic

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Guðmundur Einarsson (01/04/14)Guðmundur Einarsson (01/04/14)

Málstofa í tölfræði Fyrirlesari: Guðmundur Einarsson, M.S. student of Statistics, University of Iceland Titill: Discussion on evolutionary algorithms in optimization Staðsetning: Room V-157 in building VR-II on the UI campus Tími: Thursday, April 3rd 2014, at 12:00 to 13:00. Abstract: Two papers will be discussed. First, a paper entitled „Metaheuristics-the metaphor exposed“ by K. Sörensen.

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Óli Páll Geirsson (21/03/14)Óli Páll Geirsson (21/03/14)

Málstofa í stærðfræði Speaker: Óli Páll Geirsson Title: Weak solution to stochastic partial differential equations and applications in spatial statistics Location: Room V-147 in building VR-II on the UI campus Time: Friday March 21, 2014, at 12:00 to 13:00. Abstract: The literature on spatial statistics is rich and recognized, where Gaussian fields play a dominant role

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Óli Páll Geirsson (20/03/14)Óli Páll Geirsson (20/03/14)

Málstofa í tölfræði Speaker: Óli Páll Geirsson, Doctoral student, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Physical Sciences, University of Iceland. Title: Modelling annual maximum 24 hour precipitation in Iceland using the SPDE approach and split sampling MCMC strategy Location: Room V-157 in building VR-II on the UI campus Time: Thursday, March 20th 2014, at 12:00 to

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Sverre Smalø (30/01/14)Sverre Smalø (30/01/14)

Málstofa í stærðfræði Speaker: Sverre Smalø, Trondheim Title: Finite dimensional representations of finitely generated associative algebras Date and time: January 30th at 15:00 Place: VR-157. Málstofa í stærðfræði Speaker: Sverre Smalø, Trondheim Title: Finite dimensional representations of finitely generated associative algebras Date and time: January 30th at 15:00 Place: VR-157.

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Kári Sigurðsson (29/01/14)Kári Sigurðsson (29/01/14)

Málstofa í stærðfræði Speaker: Kári Sigurðsson Title: Um stærðfræði: Kver handa framhaldsskólanemum – öðruvísi námsefni Location: Room V-147 in building VR-II on the UI campus Time: Wednesday January 29, 2014, at 16:00.Málstofa í stærðfræði Speaker: Kári Sigurðsson Title: Um stærðfræði: Kver handa framhaldsskólanemum – öðruvísi námsefni Location: Room V-147 in building VR-II on the UI campus Time: Wednesday January 29, 2014, at 16:00.

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