Summer School 2003 Wrap Up
ICE-EM/AMSI SUMMER SCHOOL 2003
The 1st annual ICE-EM/AMSI Summer School was hosted by the University of Melbourne from 21 January to 21 February 2003.
A total of 107 participants attended from member universities around Australia and industry took part in the summer school. Of the attendees 47 were Honours students, 35 PhD students, 15 Masters students and 4 from industry.
Feedback was enthusiastic, commending the high standard of the teaching and subject matter, which provided challenging material sometimes not available at their home institutions.
Raymond Lickorish, University of Cambridge
Paul Norbury, The University of Melbourne
Marty Ross, Monash University
RANDOM MATRIX THEORY
Nicholas Witte, The University of Melbourne
MATHEMATICS OF FINANCIAL DERIVATIVES
Omar Foda, The University of Melbourne
Kais Hamza, Monash University
BAYESIAN INFERENCE AND MARKOV CHAINS
Robert Kohn, University of New South Wale
ADVANCED MATHEMATICAL METHODS
Barry Hughes and Kerry Landman, The University of Melbourne
Richard Brak, The University of Melbourne
Markus Hegland, Australian National University
"The Advanced Maths Methods had an excellent lecturer, very clear and confident and very interesting material"
"The Measure Theory course presented a range of material that would not have been covered at my home institution, as well as a good atmosphere and lecturing, well organised course"
"The Knot Theory course was very interesting and presented completely new material"
"The Bayesian Inference and Markov Chains lecturer noted the 'real world' and 'high level' issues, making the course quite practical"
"Mathematics of Financial Derivatives course, showed things that I have never seen things of this manner before, very enthusiastic lecturer"