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August 2012

Tuesday 14 
12:00  EVENT  "What Matters to me and why" : Conversations with UWA Academics about what really matters

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Lunch time talk: What Matters to Winthrop Professor Cheryl Praeger AM FAA
When: Tuesday 14th August 2012, 12pm to 1.30pm
Where: Science Library – 3rd Floor Seminar Room
'What Matters to me and why' is a series of lunch time talks and conversations with UWA (...)
13:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Spreads of symplectic spaces of small order

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Groups and Combinatorics Seminar
Sylvia Morris (UWA)
will speak on
Spreads of symplectic spaces of small order
at 1pm on Tuesday 14th of August in MLR2
Abstract: Spreads of symplectic spaces are used to construct translation planes, Kerdock (...)

Tuesday 21 
13:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Compositions of n and an application to the covering number of the symmetric groups

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Groups and Combinatorics Seminar
Pablo Spiga (University of MilanoBicocca)
will speak on
Compositions of n and an application to the covering number of the symmetric groups
at 1pm in MLR2 on Tuesday 21st of August
Abstract: Given a positive (...)

Tuesday 28 
13:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Are Three Squares Impossible?

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Groups and Combinatorics Seminar
BIll Smyth (McMaster University/Kings College London/UWA)
will speak on
Are Three Squares Impossible?
at 1pm Tuesday 28th of August in MLR2.
Abstract: This talk describes work done over the last 30 years or so (...)


October 2012

Tuesday 02 
13:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics: Packing Steiner trees

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Groups and Combinatorics Seminar
Irene Pivotto (UWA)
will speak on
Packing Steiner trees
at 1pm Tuesday 2nd of October in MLR2
Abstract: A classic theorem of NashWiliams and Tutte gives necessary and sufficient conditions for a graph to
have k (...)

Monday 08 
13:10  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Commuting graphs of groups

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Groups and Combinatorics Seminar
Michael Giudici (UWA)
will speak on
Commuting graphs of groups
at 1pm Tuesday 9th of October in MLR2
Abstract: The commuting graph of a group G is the graph whose vertices are the noncentral elements of G and (...)

Monday 15 
A Public Lecture by Professor J. Hyam Rubinstein, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Melbourne.
The Poincare conjecture was one of the most celebrated questions in mathematics. It was amongst the seven millennium problems of the Clay Institute, for which a prize of (...)

Tuesday 16 
13:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics: Finite metaprimitive permutation groups

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Groups and Combinatorics Seminar
Cai Heng Li (UWA)
will speak on
Finite metaprimitive permutation groups
at 1pm Tuesday 16th of October in MLR2
Abstract: A transitive permutation group is called metaprimitive if its any imprimitive (...)

Tuesday 23 
13:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Clifford theory and Hecke algebras

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Groups and Combinatorics Seminar
Arun Ram (University of Melbourne)
will speak on
Clifford theory and Hecke algebras
at 1pm on Tuesday the 23rd of October in MLR2
Abstract: The usual Clifford theory describes the irreducible
representations (...)


November 2012

Tuesday 20 
13:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Finite sGeodesic Transitive Graphs

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Groups and Combinatorics Seminar
Wei Jin (UWA)
will speak on
Finite sGeodesic Transitive Graphs
at 1pm on Tuesday 20th of November in Maths Lecture Room 2
Abstract: A geodesic from a vertex u to a vertex v in a graph is one of the shortest (...)

Tuesday 27 
13:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Graphs and general preservers of zero products

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Groups and Combinatorics Seminar
Bojan Kuzma (University of Primorska, Slovenia)
will speak on
Graphs and general preservers of zero products
at 1pm on Tuesday 27th of November in MLR2
Abstract: We survey some results in preserver problems (...)


December 2012

Tuesday 04 
Groups and Combinatorics Seminar
Neil Gillespie (UWA)
will speak on
Completely regular codes with large minimum distance
and
Daniel Hawtin (UWA) will speak on
Elusive Codes in Hamming Graphs
at 1pm Tuesday 4th of December in MLR2


February 2013

Friday 22 
15:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Algebraic aspects of Hadamard matrices

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Our Groups and Combinatorics Seminar will resume this Friday.
Padraig Ó Catháin (The University of Queensland)
will speak on
Algebraic aspects of Hadamard matrices
at 3pm Friday 22nd of February in MLR2.
Abstract:
Hadamard matrices (...)


March 2013

Friday 01 
15:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics Seminar, The Wall and Guralnick conjectures: history and legacy

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Abstract:
In 1961 G.E. Wall conjectured that the number of maximal subgroups of a finite group is less than the order of the group. The conjecture holds for all finite solvable groups (proved by Wall himself in his original paper) and holds for almost all finite simple groups, possibly (...)

Tuesday 05 
13:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics Seminar, Control of fusions in fusion systems and applications

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Jiping Zhang (Peking University)
will speak on
Control of fusions in fusion systems and applications
at 1pm on Tuesday 5th of March, in MLR2
Abstract:
Fusion systems were introduced by L. Puig in early 1990's mainly for the purpose of block (...)

Friday 08 
15:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics Seminar, Generalised ngons and the FeitHigman theorem

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Name: Jon Xu (University of Melbourne/University of Western Australia)
will speak on
Generalised ngons and the FeitHigman theorem
at 3pm on Friday 8th of March.
Abstract:
Jacques Tits' theory of buildings played a vital role in the proof of (...)

Friday 15 
15:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics Seminar, ErdösKoRado sets in finite classical polar spaces

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Abstract:
ErdösKoRado sets (EKR sets) are a family of ksets of { 1, ..., n } that pairwise intersect in at least one element and were first studied by Erdös, Ko, and Rado in 1961. There are several generalizations of EKR sets. The speaker's main interest is study of EKR sets in polar (...)

Friday 22 
15:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics Seminar, Irreducible subgroups of classical algebraic groups

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Abstract:
Let G be a group, let H be a subgroup of G and let V be an irreducible KGmodule over a field K. We say that (G,H,V) is an irreducible triple if V is an irreducible KHmodule. Classifying the irreducible triples of a group is a fundamental problem in representation theory, with (...)

Thursday 28 
14:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics Seminar: Bacterial genome evolution with algebra

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Andrew Francis (University of Western Sydney)
will speak on
Bacterial genome evolution with algebra
at 2pm Thursday 28th of March in Blakers Lecture Theatre
NOTE CHANGE OF DAY, TIME AND VENUE
Abstract:
The genome of a bacterial (...)


April 2013

Friday 05 
15:00  SEMINAR  Groups and Combinatorics Seminar, Redeipolynomials in finite geometry

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Abstract:
L. Redei has studied in a detailed way socalled "lacunary" polynomials over finite fields. One of the applications described is to investigate the number of values the difference quotient of a polynomial over a finite field can have. This result has a direct (...)


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