The Chairman of the Faculty Board of Music gives notice that the Annual Meeting of the Faculty will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, 24 November 2011, in Lecture Room 2 of the Faculty of Music. Among the business to be transacted will be the election, in accordance with Statute C, IV, 2(c), of three members of the Faculty Board to serve for four years from 1 January 2012.
Nominations for the election and notice of any other business should reach the Secretary of the Faculty Board, Mrs S. C. Round, Faculty of Music, 11 West Road (or email scr25@cam.ac.uk) not later than Thursday, 17 November 2011.
In accordance with Regulations 18 and 19 for the Mathematical Tripos (Statutes and Ordinances, pp. 351–52), the Examiners give notice that a candidate may submit an essay on any one of the following topics:
Birkar |
Zariski decompositions |
Calegari |
Geometric group theory, measured foliations, and train-tracks |
Calegari |
Hilbert’s third problem |
Calegari |
Quasimorphisms and dynamics |
Coates |
Values of the Riemann zeta function at the odd positive integers |
Fisher |
Constructing elliptic curves of large rank |
Fisher |
Counting cubic and quartic number fields |
Forster |
Wellquasiorders and betterquasiorders |
Forster |
Set theory without the axiom of foundation |
Forster, Caramello |
Fraenkel-Mostowski models |
Green |
Expansion in groups |
Green |
Hilbert’s fifth problem |
Kovalev |
Yau’s solution of the Calabi conjecture |
Kovalev |
Stable differential forms |
Kovalev |
K3 surfaces |
Leader |
Canonical Ramsey theory |
Leader |
Pursuit on graphs |
Martin |
Combinatorial algorithms in the representation theory of symmetric groups |
Martin |
Non-commutative character theory of the symmetric group |
Martin |
Symmetric functions |
Mouhot |
Penrose stability criterion for plasmas |
Paternain |
The Calderón problem |
Rasmussen |
Branched double covers of alternating knots |
Rasmussen |
Khovanov homology for tangles |
Ross |
Kähler-Einstein metrics on Fano manifolds |
Smith |
Lagrangian Klein bottles |
Smith |
Non-Kähler Calabi-Yau manifolds |
Thomason |
Ramsey numbers |
Thomason |
Tutte’s flow conjectures |
Wadsley |
Auslander-Gorenstein rings |
Wilson |
Complex moduli spaces for Calabi-Yau manifolds |
Yoshida |
Local Langlands correspondences |
Yoshida |
Etale cohomology and Galois representations |
Dafermos |
The cosmic censorship conjectures in general relativity |
Berestycki |
The Gaussian free field |
Berzuini |
Inference about mechanistic interaction |
Dawid |
Causal statistical inference |
Dawid |
Forensic statistics |
Dawid |
Information and decision geometry |
Fischer |
The rate of convergence of fictitious play |
Grimmett |
Positive and negative correlation |
Grimmett |
Lorentz/Ehrenfest wind-tree model |
Nickl |
Nonparametric statistics on manifolds |
Nickl |
Statistical inference for Lévy processes |
Norris |
Multiplicative coalescence |
Samworth |
Independent component analysis |
Samworth |
Model misspecification in statistics |
Samworth |
Statistical challenges with EEG data |
Sen |
Dimension reduction in regression |
Sen |
Nonparametric shape restricted regression with multiple covariates |
Tehranchi |
Bond market modelling |
Weber |
Ranking, reputation, and recommender systems |
Allanach |
h → γγ |
Baumann |
Effective field theory |
Bouatta, Butterfield |
Ab initio definite quantities for quantum theory |
Bouatta, Butterfield |
Information-theoretic aspects of quantum foundations |
Bouatta, Butterfield |
Varieties of locality for quantum fields and strings |
Bouatta, Butterfield |
Philosophical aspects of spontaneous symmetry breaking |
Brambley |
The effect of boundary layers in aero-acoustics |
Brambley |
Numerical techniques for computational aero-acoustics |
Dalziel |
Gravity currents flowing over corrugated boundaries |
Dalziel |
How many puffs does it take to make a jet? |
Davis |
Supersymmetry breaking |
Groisman |
The two-state vector formalism in quantum mechanics |
Hinch |
FreeFem++ applied to the driven cavity |
Hinch |
Numerical simulations of incompressible two-dimensional turbulence |
Hinch |
The boundary integral technique for potential flows |
Horgan |
Spontaneous symmetry breaking and phase transitions in two dimensions |
Iserles |
Highly oscillatory quadrature |
Iserles |
Homological techniques for finite elements |
Jozsa |
Quantum complexity of local Hamiltonian problems |
Lim |
Theory and constraints on Lorentz symmetry violation |
Neufeld |
Fluid flow and elastic flexure |
Ogilvie |
Eccentric astrophysical discs |
Papaloizou |
Accretion discs and planet formation |
Peake |
Global modes in shear flow |
Perry |
Generalized geometry from M-theory |
Proctor |
Localized convective cells in subcritical convection |
Rath Spivack |
The Backus-Gilbert method for the solution of inverse problems |
Rath Spivack |
Sampling methods in inverse scattering |
Reall |
Black rings |
Schönlieb |
Nonlinear diffusion equations for image enhancement |
Sinkovics |
Feynman diagrams in string theory: the topological vertex |
Skrzypczyk |
Small thermal machines |
Tong |
BPS states in supersymmetric gauge theories |
Townsend |
Global isometric embeddings and their application to black hole thermodynamics |
Vriend |
Segregated granular collapse |
Wingate |
Walk, don’t run! – A story of broken symmetry (presented in technicolour) |
Candidates are reminded that they may request leave to submit an essay on a topic other than those given above provided that the request is made, through their Director of Studies, so as to reach the Secretary of the Faculty Board, Mathematics Faculty Office, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, not later than 1 February 2012.
A candidate who proposes to submit an essay should inform the Chairman of Examiners, through her or his Director of Studies, on a form which will be provided, by 4 May 2012. Candidates should submit their essay, through their Director of Studies, so as to reach the Chairman of Examiners not later than 4 May 2012.
Abstracts and guidelines can be found online at http://www.maths.cam.ac.uk/postgrad/mathiii/essays/essall.pdf.