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  1. The extensive correspondence of John Wallis (1616–1703)

    ... informal lectures will demonstrate some of the research on history of mathematics currently being done in Oxford. The subjects range from ... the twenty-year old Évariste Galois. Each lecture will last about 40 minutes, leaving time for questions and discussion. No previous ...

    webmaster - 2010-04-22 16:37

  2. Inference in two dimensions: Allele frequencies versus lengths of shared sequence blocks

    ... independent of both their local structure and their deeper history. Over such scales, the standardised covariance of allele frequencies ... blocks of genomes: long blocks (>0.1 cM, say) tell us about intermediate timescales, over which we assume a quasi-equilibrium. For ...

    publications_manager - 2017-08-20 17:30

  3. The Outer Model Programme

    ... L. I will introduce the Outer Model Programme, talk  about its history, motivations, recent results and applications. I  will be ...

    pila - 2013-01-07 17:28

  4. Decision Making and Risky Choice in animals: a biological perspective.

    ... taken by living beings, from financial investments to life history, mate choice or anti-predator responses involve uncertainties and ... across disciplines. I will present theories and experiments about temporal discounting and risky choice originating in behavioural research ...

    webmaster - 2009-01-28 14:20

  5. Royal Society International Joint Projects

    ... of archaeology, geography, experimental psychology and the history of science. Awards are not granted in the areas of the social sciences ... coverage, a return air ticket.   More information about the fellowship is available here . The external deadline for this ...

    webmaster - 2014-09-04 15:49

  6. The life, work, and reputation of Thomas Harriot (1560–1621)

    ... informal lectures will demonstrate some of the research on history of mathematics currently being done in Oxford. The subjects range from ... the twenty-year old Évariste Galois. Each lecture will last about 40 minutes, leaving time for questions and discussion. No previous ...

    webmaster - 2010-04-22 15:14

  7. Cryptanalysis of the Algebraic Eraser

    ... introduced by Anshel, Anshel, Goldfeld and Lemieux about 10 years ago. There is a concrete instantiation of the Algebraic ... gives an introduction to the Algebraic Eraser, a brief history of the attacks on this scheme using ideas from group-theoretic ...

    elkaafarani - 2016-10-13 09:35

  8. Rediscovering Ada Lovelace's Mathematics

    ... as "the first programmer"  for her prescient writings about Charles Babbage's unbuilt mechanical  computer, the Analytical ... broadly on  things I’ve learned as a newcomer to the history of mathematics. 23 May 2016 16:00 ...

    elmurr - 2016-04-19 10:20

  9. ICM

    ... Chris Hollings has made a short podcast with Oxford Sparks about the history of the International Congress of Mathematicians, and what happened to ...

    neale - 2017-05-11 15:04

  10. BP: Close encounters of the E-infinity kind

    ... The notion of an E-infinity ring spectrum arose about thirty years ago, and was studied in depth by Peter May et al, then ... to answer it. I will explain what BP is and give a brief history of the above problem. Then I will discuss a construction that gives a ...

    tillmann - 2011-10-16 12:16

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