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NODES Industry Day, Wednesday, 2 May 2018

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Our second Industry Day will take place on May 2nd, 2018 at Newcastle University. The aim of the event is to raise awareness of our NODES group, to further develop our network, and to interact with current and potential industrial partners.

Venue: Newcastle University, Urban Sciences Building, 1 Science Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5TG, Event Space, for a map see here.

Programme:

  • 12.00-12.30: Buffet lunch
  • 12.30-12.35: Welcome by Professor Chris Day (Vice Chancellor and President, Newcastle University)
  • 12.30-12.50: Introduction to the NODES group
    Norbert Peyerimhoff (NODES Director, Durham University)
    Andrew Duncan (NODES Coordinator, Newcastle University)
  • 12.50-13.50: Industrial Speed Dating: Current Industry Challenges I
    Stefan Egan (P&G)
    Richard Harrety (NECS)
    Abi Giles-Haigh (Caspian Learning)
  • 14.00-14.40: The Road from PhD to Industry
    Jack Aiston (Big Data CDT student, Newcastle University)
    David Cushing (Pulsic)
    Oliver Payne (ZF Technical Centre)
  • 14.40-15.10: Tea/Coffee Break –

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NODES Industry Day, Wednesday, 13 December 2017

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Our first Industry Day took place on December 13th, 2017 at Durham University. The aim of the event was to raise awareness of our NODES group, to further develop our network, and to interact with current and potential industrial partners. The event was warmly opened by Professor Stuart Corbridge (Vice-Chancellor and Warden of Durham University), followed by an introduction to the NODES group by Norbert Peyerimhoff and Andrew Duncan.

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Wednesday, 29 November 2017: NODES Seminar, Durham

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General meeting of all members of NODES and their PhD students.

Location:

Room E240, Department of Computer Science, Durham University

Timetable:

14.00-14.45 Iain Stewart (Durham, CS): On some mathematical aspects of data centre networks
14.45
-15.30 Tea/Coffee break
15.30
-16.15 Tom Nye (Newcastle, Maths): Geometric statistics in tree-space

Iain Stewart (Durham, CS): On some mathematical aspects of data centre networks

Abstract: Interconnection networks form the communication fabrics of distributed computer systems and are common-place in distributed-memory multiprocessor machines (supercomputers), systems on chips, and data centres.

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Tuesday, 28 November 2017: Joint ACiD/NODES Seminar

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Sarah Rees (Newcastle, Maths): Rewriting in Artin groups

Time and Location:

13:00 in E360 (Durham)

see also http://community.dur.ac.uk/algorithms.complexity/seminars.html

Abstract:

This is about the word problem in Artin groups.

For a group G = < X | R > defined (presented) by finite sets of generators and relations, the word problem is soluble if there is an algorithm which, given a word over X (ie string over X and its set of formal inverses) can decide whether or not w represents the identity element.

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Tuesday, 7 November 2017: Joint ACiD/NODES Seminar

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David Cushing (Durham, Maths): Ollivier-Ricci idleness functions of graphs

Time and Location:

13:00 in CM101 (Durham)

see also http://community.dur.ac.uk/algorithms.complexity/seminars.html

Abstract:

Ricci curvature plays a very important role in the study of Riemannian manifolds. In the discrete setting of graphs, there is very active recent research on various types of Ricci curvature notions and their applications.

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8-13 June 2017: 3D Printing Workshop

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This event took place in Durham and was funded by Durham University. It was organised by Herbert Gangl (Durham Maths), Ioannis Ivrissimtzis (Durham CS), and Norbert Peyerimhoff (Durham Maths), and was a training opportunity for our students. Confirmed presenters were Bekrokh Eskandari (Peacocks Orthotics Limited, Newcastle), Sabetta Matsumoto (Georgia Tech), Saul Schleimer (Warwick), and Henry Segerman (Oklahoma State). All talks were open for the public and took place in the rooms CG91, CG93, CM105 and CM107.

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8 June 2017: Public Lecture by Henry Segerman

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Thursday, 5pm, 8 June, CG93 (Scarborough Lecture Theatre):

Public Lecture by Henry Segerman (Oklahoma State University):

3D Shadows: Casting light on the fourth dimension

Abstract: Our brains have evolved in a three-dimensional environment, and so we are very good at visualising two- and three-dimensional objects. But what about four-dimensional objects? The best we can really do is to look at three-dimensional “shadows”.

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6 June 2017: David Cushing presents “Mathematics and Card Tricks”

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Time and Location:

14:00 in CM107 (Durham)

David will present a one hour lecture on a couple of card tricks and the mathematical ideas behind them. First he will investigate the De Brujin sequences (which are used in coding theory) and then he will look at what happens mathematically when a deck is shuffled and how we can use this structure to our advantage in a trick.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017: NODES Seminar, Newcastle

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General meeting of all members of NODES and their PhD students.

Location:

Room TR4, 4th Floor, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

Timetable:

14.00-14.45 Andrew Wade (Durham, Maths): Convex hulls of random walks
14.45
-15.30 Tea/Coffee break
15.30
-16.15 Victor Khomenko (Newcastle, CS): Canonical Prefixes of Petri Net Unfoldings

Andrew Wade (Durham, Maths): Convex hulls of random walks

Abstract:  On each of n unsteady steps, a drunken gardener drops a seed.

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