2013 Program

The 2013 SFU Symposium on Mathematics and Computation was a showcase of research in computational mathematics at SFU, UBC, and UVic.

Program Schedule

Date: Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 Location: The IRMACS Centre, Simon Fraser University 

TimeEvent or Speaker
Title of Talk
9:00am Registration and Welcome Coffee

9:30am Lily Yen (Capilano)

Automation for the generating series of coloured set partitions


Pavol Hell (SFU)

Combinatorial dichotomy classifications

11:00am Morning Coffee and Poster Setup  
11:15am Poster Session and Judging  
12:15pm Buffet Lunch
1:15pm Alexandre Bouchard-Côté (UBC) Inference algorithms for continuous time Markov chains over large state spaces
2:00pm Roberto Armenta (SFU)

High-Order Finite-Difference Methods for Modelling Electromagnetic Wave Propagation

2:45pm Afternoon Coffee
3:00pm Robert Bridson (UBC) Simulating Smoke without Volumes
3:45pm Award Ceremony Awards for Putnam participants, Undergraduate Research Prize recipients, Operations Research Team Award, and Poster Prizes.
4:15pm Poster Presentations by Award Winners
4:30pm Closing Remarks