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2012

  • The limiting behaviour of a patch occupancy model, Workshop on Stochastic Networks, University of Auckland, 12-13 April 2012: abstract, and talk

2011

  • Interaction between habitat quality and an Allee-like effect in metapopulations, 19th Biennial Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2011), Perth Convention Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia, 12-16 December 2011: abstract, talk, and paper
  • Point processes and patch survival in metapopulations, 3rd Wellington Workshop in Probability and Mathematical Statistics, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, 28-29 November 2011: abstract, talk, and photo
  • Limit theorems for chain-binomial population models, Workshop on Discrete Mathematics and Probability in Networks and Population Biology, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 9-13 May 2011: abstract, talk, and photo

2010

  • Infinite-patch metapopulation models: branching, convergence and chaos, MASCOS Annual Conference, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 1-2 October 2010: talk
  • Limits of large metapopulations with patch dependent extinction probabilities, 54th Annual Meeting of the Australian Mathematical Society, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 27-30 September 2010: abstract, and talk
  • Estimating extinction risk in population models, MASCOS Workshop on Risk Analysis, University of New South Wales, 6th August 2010: talk
  • Limits theorems for population networks with patch dependent extinction probabilities, MASCOS Workshop on Complex Networks, University of New South Wales, 5th August 2010: talk
  • Modelling the long-term behaviour of population processes, Laboratoire d'Architecture et d'Analyse des Systèmes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Toulouse, France, 29 June 2010: talk
  • Limit theorems for discrete-time metapopulation models, Institut de Mathématiques, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France, 22 June 2010: talk

2009

  • Complex Networks at UQ, MASCOS Annual Conference, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia, 2-3 October 2009: talk
  • Risk Analysis at UQ, MASCOS Annual Conference, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia, 2-3 October 2009: talk
  • Limit theorems for discrete-time metapopulation models, 53rd Annual Meeting of the Australian Mathematical Society, University of South Australia, City West Campus, Adelaide, Australia, 28 September-1 October 2009: abstract, talk, and conference dinner photo
  • From rabbits in Canberra to convergence in D[0,t]: Part II, MASCOS Qld Meeting, Department of Mathematics, The University of Queensland, 21 September 2009: talk
  • From rabbits in Canberra to convergence in D[0,t]: Part I, MASCOS Qld Meeting, Department of Mathematics, The University of Queensland, 7 September 2009: talk
  • Rules of thumb for metapopulation management, 18th Biennial Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM09), Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Australia, 13-17 July 2009: abstract, paper and talk
  • Metapopulations: from network models to patch occupancy models, MASCOS Workshop on Complex Networks, University of Melbourne, 26 June 2009: talk

2008

  • Stochastic models for population networks, Invited Short Course, School on Information and Randomness (IR2008), Center for Mathematical Modelling, University of Chile, 15-19 December 2008: Lectures [1|2|3] Printable [1|2|3] Photos [1|2]
  • Stochastic models for population networks, International Workshop on Complex Systems and Networks (IWCSN08), Australian National University, 1-3 October 2008: [abstract|talk|photo]
  • Complex Networks, MASCOS Annual Conference, La Trobe at Beechworth Conference Centre, Beechworth, Australia, 9-11 July 2008: talk
  • Ensemble behaviour in population processes, 4th AMSI Australian Postgraduate Workshop on Stochastic Processes and Modelling (APWSPM08), University of Adelaide, 10-13 February 2008: abstract and talk

2007

  • Ensemble behaviour in population processes with applications to ecological systems, 17th Biennial Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM07), University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 10-13 December 2007: abstract, paper and talk
  • Modelling population processes with random initial conditions, 8th Asia-Pacific Complex Systems Conference (Complex'07), Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort, Surfers Paradise, Australia, 2-5 July 2007: abstract and talk
  • Limiting conditional distributions for reducible Markov chains, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Durham, 23 May 2007: abstract
  • Limiting conditional distributions for reducible Markov chains, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham, 21 May 2007: abstract
  • Limiting conditional distributions for reducible Markov chains, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Zurich, 25 April 2007: abstract

2006

  • Modelling the long-term behaviour of evanescent processes, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Hong Kong, 27 September 2006: abstract, talk and bibliography
  • Reversing time as an analytical tool: Isn't that just Radon-Nikodym?, University of Queensland, 11 May 2006: abstract and talk (extended version, including more musical examples, but no audio).

  • Stochastic models and their deterministic analogues, 2nd AMSI/MASCOS Australian Postgraduate Workshop on Stochastic Processes and Modelling (APWSPM06), University of Melbourne, 12-15 February 2006: abstract and talk

  • Modelling the long-term behaviour of evanescent processes, 42nd Australasian Applied Mathematics Conference (ANZIAM06), Mansfield, Victoria, 5-9 February 2006: talk and bibliography and some simulations -

2005

  • Quasi-stationary distributions, Workshop on Large Deviations and Rare Events in Networks, Fields Institute, 4-5 July 2005: talk
  • Which Markov chains have a given invariant measure? MASCOS Workshop on Markov Chains, The University of Queensland, 4th April 2005: abstract and talk

2004

  • Evaluating stationary and quasi-stationary distributions for Markov chains with a large sparse transition structure, MASCOS Meeting, University of Queensland, 1 December 2004: talk
  • Costs and decisions in population models (with Joshua Ross-two speakers), Workshop on Stochastics and their Applications, University of South Australia, 27 September-1 October 2004: abstract and talk
  • Limiting conditional distributions for stochastic metapopulation models, Workshop on Metapopulation Modelling, University of Queensland, 2 September 2004: abstract and talk
  • Path integrals for continuous-time Markov chains, MASCOS Working Seminars 2004, 20 August 2004: abstract and talk
  • Evaluating the total cost of a random process over its lifetime, Winter School in Mathematics and Computational Biology, University of Queensland, 5-9 July 2004: abstract and talk

2003

  • Mathematics Colloquium, Discipline of Mathematics, The University of Queensland, 31 March, 2003. Good judgement comes from bad experience: overhead transparencies [pdf|ps], relevant publications and some simulations -

  • International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2003), Townsville, Queensland, Australia, 14-17 July, 2003. A method for evaluating the distribution of the total cost of a random process over its lifetime: abstract, paper and talk
  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems, Melbourne, Australia, 13 November, 2003. A method for analysing complex Markovian models: talk
  • The Oberwolfach Applied Probability Meeting, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Germany, 30 November-6 December, 2003. Identifying Markov chains with a given invariant measure: abstract, talk and photo

2002

2001

2000

  • 2nd Joint International Workshop of the Operations Research Society of Japan (Hokkaido Chapter) and the Australian Society for Operations Research (Queensland Branch), Sapporo, Japan, 26-28 June, 2000. Resource allocation in general queueing networks: abstract, paper and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi (text only), pdf, or colour postscript). Figures: [1|2]
  • The 44th Annual Meeting of the Australian Mathematical Society, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 2-5 July, 2000. Poisson approximations for traffic processes: abstract and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi, or colour postscript)

1999

  • 15th National Conference of the Australian Society for Operations Research, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 4-7 July, 1999. Bottlenecks in Markovian queueing networks: abstract, paper and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi, pdf, or colour postscript)
  • International Workshop on Markov Processes and Controlled Markov Chains, Changsha, China, 22-28 August, 1999. Identifying Markov chains with a given invariant measure: abstract and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi (text only), pdf, or colour postscript). Figures: [1|2|3|4]. See also the official workshop photograph and a photograph of me and my guide at the Old University of Changsha
  • 1st Western Pacific / 3rd Australia-Japan Workshop on Stochastic Models, Christchurch, New Zealand, 23-25 September, 1999. Product form approximations for highly linear loss networks with trunk reservation: abstract. See also a photograph taken at the welcome reception
  • Workshop on Combinatorics, Discipline of Mathematics, The University of Queensland, 2-5 November, 1999. On the evolution of some random graphs: overhead transparencies (in html, dvi, pdf, or colour postscript)
  • International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM99), Hamilton, New Zealand, 6-9 December, 1999. Quasistationarity in populations that are subject to large-scale mortality or emigration: abstract, paper and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi, pdf, or colour postscript)

1998

  • International Conference on Probability Theory and its Applications, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Taejon, Korea, 24-26 February, 1998. Fixed point methods for loss networks : abstract, paper and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi (text only), or colour postscript)
  • The Oberwolfach Applied Probability Meeting, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Germany, 29 November-5 December, 1998. Quasistationarity of continuous-time Markov chains with positive drift: abstract and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi (text only), or postscript). Figures: [1|2|3|4|5|6|7|6].
  • See also a photo (taken by Takis Konstantopoulos) of me playing billiards with Bartlomiej Blaszczyszyn and Günter Last

  • University of Manchester, Department of Mathematics, 9 December, 1998. Modelling quasistationarity in evanescent processes: abstract, overhead transparencies and some simulations -

1997

  • International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT97), Melbourne, Australia, 2-4 April, 1997. Improved fixed point methods for loss networks with linear structure: abstract, paper and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi (text only), or colour postscript)
  • 3rd International Symposium on Probability and its Applications, Park City, Utah, USA, 30 July-1 August, 1997. Quasistationarity in Markovian models: abstract and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi (text only), or postscript). Figures: [1|2|3|4|5|6|7|6]
  • Australia/New Zealand Applied Probability Workshop, Second Valley, South Australia, 28 September-2 October, 1997. Quasistationarity in Markov chains with drift to infinity: abstract and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi (text only), or postscript). Figures: [1|2|3|4|5|6|7|6]
  • 4th Conference of the Association of Asia-Pacific Operational Research Societies (APORS97), Melbourne, Australia, 30 November-4 December, 1997. Optimal allocation of effort in general queueing networks: abstract and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi (text only), or postscript). Figures: [1|2]
  • 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications (APCC97), Sydney, Australia, 7-10 December, 1997. Optimal allocation of effort in packet switching networks with generally distributed transmission times: abstract and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi (text only), or postscript). Figures: [1|2]
  • International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM97), Hobart, Australia, 8-11 December, 1997. Limiting conditional distributions for stochastic metapopulation models: abstract and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi (text only), or postscript). Figures: [1|2|3|4|5|6]

1996

  • 32nd Australasian Applied Mathematics Conference (ANZIAM96), Masterton, New Zealand, 4-8 February, 1996. Modelling bistability in telecommunications networks: abstract and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi, or postscript)
  • Sydney International Statistical Congress (SISC96), Sydney, Australia, 8-12 July, 1996. Estimating blocking probabilities in telecommunications networks with linear structure: abstract and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi (text only), or colour postscript)
  • Stochastic Networks Workshop, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 13 July, 1996. Modelling random fluctuations in a bistable telecommunications network: abstract and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi (text only), or colour postscript)

1995

  • The Numazu95 Workshop on Applied Probability, Numazu City, Japan, 2-13 July, 1995. Poisson approximations for traffic processes in telecommunications networks: abstract and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi, or colour postscript). See also a photo of a few attendees. Can you spot Mount Fuji in the background?
  • Conference on Applied Probability and Time Series Analysis (in honour of Joe Gani and in memory of Ted Hannan), Athens, Greece, 22-26 March, 1995. Quasistationary distributions for continuous-time Markov chains: abstract and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi (text only), or postscript)
  • Workshop on Geometry and Discrete Mathematics, Discipline of Mathematics, The University of Queensland, 7-9 November, 1995. Acyclicity in random graphs: abstract and overhead transparencies (in html, dvi, or colour postscript)


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