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February 2019

Patrick Combettes, Radmila Sazdanovic, NC State

February 1 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Departmental Tea and Cookies

February 1 | 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Sebastian Herrmann, University of Michigan, Inventory Management for High-Frequency Trading with Imperfect Competition

February 1 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

We study Nash equilibria for inventory-averse high-frequency traders (HFTs), who trade to exploit information about future price changes. For discrete trading rounds, the HFTs' optimal trading strategies and their equilibrium price impact are described by a system of nonlinear equations;…

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Dustin Leininger, NC State, Crash Course on Spectral Sequences

February 5 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Spectral sequences are an algebraic tool for computing (co)homology of differential graded algebras (DGAs) developed by by Leray in the 1940's and have since found applications in various fields which utilize DGAs to compute useful invariants (e.g. Algebraic Topology, Knot…

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Scott Batson, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SPAWAR), “Mathematics in Industry

February 5 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

This talk will report on my experiences as a Mathematician at Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center Atlantic. After an introduction, I will provide an overview of SPAWAR Atlantic, talk in general about my opportunities and experiences as a…

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An Introduction to Data Visualization in R using ggplot

February 5 | 4:20 pm - 5:20 pm EST

This semester the Biomathematics GSA will be hosting student led tutorials on a variety of topics. The goal of these tutorials is to help graduate students develop computational tools. This week will cover data visualization using R Studio with the…

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Brown Bag Lunch

February 6 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 8, 2019

Join us tomorrow Wednesdays from 12:00-1:00 in the math graduate lounge for our weekly brown bag lunch. As a reminder all are welcomed including undergraduate students!

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Robert DeYeso, NC State, Spectral Sequences Working Seminar part 2

February 6 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Statistics and Mathematics Reading and Discussion Group on Diversity

Departmental Tea and Cookies

February 8 | 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Seyma Shabbir, NC State, Setting Up Your Webpage in WordPress

February 8 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Effective webpages are an increasingly important medium for disseminating information related to classes and research. For TAs, they provide a critical way to share material with your class whereas for those entering the job market, they are often checked by…

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Jose Figueroa-Lopez, Utility Maximization in Hidden Regime-Switching Markets with Default Risk

February 8 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

We consider the problem of maximizing expected utility from terminal wealth for a power investor who can allocate his wealth in a stock, a defaultable security, and a money market account. The dynamics of these security prices are governed by…

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Owen Coss, NC State, Resolving Singularities by the Blowup Process in R^2

February 12 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

In this talk I will introduce the ideas of singularities of a polynomial and resolution of those singularities, and then develop the blowup process algorithm. For a polynomial f, a point is singular if f and all its first partials…

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Introduction to R Shiny: presenting results with an interactive web application

February 12 | 4:20 pm - 5:20 pm EST

This semester the Biomathematics GSA will be hosting student led tutorials on a variety of topics. The goal of these tutorials is to help graduate students develop computational tools. This week will cover the development of interactive web applications using…

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Brown Bag Lunch

February 13 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 8, 2019

Join us tomorrow Wednesdays from 12:00-1:00 in the math graduate lounge for our weekly brown bag lunch. As a reminder all are welcomed including undergraduate students!

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Jake Hayworth, NC State, Password Management

February 13 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST

Jake will be leading an interactive seminar on today's best practices with Password Management. You'll have the opportunity to go hands on with him as he walks you through multiple platforms and options to stay sane, while still being safe.…

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Departmental Tea and Cookies

February 13 | 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 1, 2019

Alex Chandler, NC State, Spectral Sequences Working Seminar part 3

February 13 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Exact couples and the Bockstein spectral sequence.

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How to Give a Terrible Talk, Seth Sullivant

February 15 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Yeeka Yau, University of Sydney, Coxeter systems for which the Brink-Howlett automaton is minimal

February 18 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

In their celebrated 1993 paper, Brink and Howlett proved that all finitely generated Coxeter groups are automatic. In particular, they constructed a finite state automaton recognising the language of reduced words in a Coxeter group. This automaton is not minimal…

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