Scientific Lectures

  • 6-Jan-10

PIMS Symplectic Geometry Seminar: Geometric quantization of integrable systems

The theory of geometric quantization is one way of producing a "quantum system" from a "classical system," and has been studied a great deal over the past several decades. It also has surprising ties to representation theory.   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 10-Dec-09

PIMS PDF Colloquium: Counting Sheep -- Bayesian Methods to Account for Time-Dependent Covariates in Open-Population Capture

Capture-recapture methods are widely used to monitor endangered wildlife populations. A requirement of simple capture-recapture models is that all individuals alive on one sampling occasion have the sameprobability of capture. While this ass   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 8-Dec-09
  • 7-Dec-09
  • 7-Dec-09

IAM-PIMS-MITACS Distinguished Colloquium -Bayesian Statistical Reasoning

Bayesian Statistical Reasoning: An Inferential, Predictive and Decision-Making Paradigm for the 21st Century   more››

University of British Columbia

  • 1-Dec-09
  • 30-Nov-09

Moduli spaces of curves with A_k-singularities

University of British Columbia

  • 25-Nov-09