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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Linearly edge-reinforced random walks, part I

    ... starting point. Part I will also include an overview on the history of the model. In part II, some more details about the proofs will be explained. Dr Silke Rolles ...

    wilcox - 2008-02-19 09:15

  4. Editing the manuscripts of Évariste Galois (1811–1832)

    ... 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 16:34

  5. 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 - 2017-12-22 17:30

  6. 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 ( > 0.1cM, say) tell us about intermediate timescales, over which we assume a quasi-equilibrium. For ...

    publications_manager - 2017-12-23 17:30

  7. North meets South Colloquium

    ... The classical Pell equation has an extraordinary long history and it is very useful in many different areas of number theory. For ... disease. I will show what mathematical modeling has to say about cortex evolution, when data resolution is poor. I will then discuss why ...

    kirwan - 2017-11-02 16:20

  8. What do mathematicians do?

    ... of maths are seeing applications in medical imaging, art history, and e-commerce). An academic mathematician will be part of a ... more in our  careers section . To find out more about the research going on in the Mathematical Institute why not take a look ...

    cottonbarrat - 2016-06-20 12:14

  9. Colouring random graphs

    ... It has stimulated a vibrant area of research, with a rich history extending back through more than half a century. Erdős and Rényi [36] ... large: in the former situation the chromatic number could be about, while in the latter it could be 2 if m ≤ n 2 /4. These outcomes are ...

    publications_manager - 2017-11-30 17:30

  10. Oxford Mathematics awarded Regius Professorship for the Queen's 90th birthday

    ... Institute at Oxford, said: "This is a special moment in the history of Oxford Mathematics. The award of this Regius Professorship is a ... of the Exchequer George Osborne said: "I am passionate about promoting science and economic growth right across the country. That’s ...

    lumbard - 2016-06-06 10:27

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