School of Mathematical Sciences - Monash University

Sep 17, 2017 - Numerical Optimization Methods for Big Data Analytics. .... Prerequisites: Some programming skills required (will need to learn Julia or python, ...
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School of Mathematical Sciences 2017 / 2018 SUMMER VACATION RESEARCH PROJECTS Summer Vacation Period 20 November 2017 to 26 February 2018 Applications are open for the 2017 / 2018 AMSI and Monash summer vacation scholarships

Please contact the supervisor for more details, prerequisites and to obtain the required formal letter of support, before applying. How to apply .................................................................................................................................... 2 Applied and Computational Mathematics .................................................................................... 3 1.

Splitting integer linear programs with a Lagrangian axe ..................................................... 3

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Aggregation decomposition methods in a mining application ............................................. 3

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Simulating Lava Flows using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics ...................................... 3

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Numerical Optimization Methods for Big Data Analytics..................................................... 4

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Mathematics and Optimisation for Cryogenic Electron Microscopy .................................... 4

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Numerical Optimisation Applied to Monte-Carlo Algorithms for Finance ............................ 4

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MHD modelling of the evolution of proto-spicules in the solar chromosphere .................... 4

Pure Mathematics ........................................................................................................................ 5 8.

Functionals of higher-order derivatives of curvature for surfaces ....................................... 5

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Parallelogram polyominoes, partitions and polynomials ..................................................... 5

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How many ways are there to cover a sphere? .................................................................... 5

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Knots, polynomials and triangulations ................................................................................ 5

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Gravitational Waves: a mathematical analysis ................................................................... 6

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Exploring combinatorial geometry ....................................................................................... 6

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Fourier restriction estimates ................................................................................................ 7

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3D axisymmetric Navier-Stokes equation. .......................................................................... 7

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Some topics in nonlinear dispersive equations ................................................................... 7

Statistics and Stochastic Process ................................................................................................ 8 17.

The percolation on cellular automata .................................................................................. 8

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Inference of biological systems using approximate Bayesian computation ........................ 8

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How to apply What does this AMSI/Monash scholarships offer me?  the chance to work on a real research project for six weeks  travel and accommodation to attend the AMSICONNECT student conference in Melbourne  a six-week award of $450/week (total $2,700) Eligibility These scholarships are open to students who:  are currently enrolled at an AMSI Member university  are in their third year doing a major in the mathematical sciences (outstanding second year students with the support of their department may apply)  have a strong academic record  intend to go on to honours and/or postgraduate study in the mathematical science