Summer School 2003 Wrap Up

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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.

COURSES

KNOT THEORY 

Raymond Lickorish, University of Cambridge

ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY

Paul Norbury, The University of Melbourne

MEASURE THEORY 

Marty Ross, Monash University

RANDOM MATRIX THEORY

Nicholas Witte, The University of Melbourne

MATHEMATICS OF FINANCIAL DERIVATIVES 

Omar Foda, The University of Melbourne
and
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

ENUMERATIVE COMBINATORICS 

Richard Brak, The University of Melbourne

DATA MINING 

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"

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