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  • AlgebraMAST30005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Algebra has a long history of important applications throughout mathematics, science and engineering, and is also studied for its intrinsic beauty. In this subject we study the algebraic laws satisfied by familiar objects such as integers, polynomials and matrices. This abstraction simplifies and...

  • Probability for InferenceMAST30020

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces a measured-theoretic approach to probability theory and presents its fundamentals concepts and results. Topics covered include: probability spaces and random variables, expectation, conditional expectation and distributions, elements of multivariate distribution theory, m...

  • Calculus 2MAST10006

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will extend knowledge of calculus from school. Students are introduced to hyperbolic functions and their inverses, the complex exponential and functions of two variables. Techniques of differentiation and integration will be extended to these cases. Students will be exposed to a wide...

  • Discrete Maths and Operations ResearchMAST20018

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces the essential features of Operations Research methods, and also introduces the area of Discrete Mathematics with a focus on applications. Operations Research topics include mathematical modelling, linear programming, simplex methods, and duality theory. Discrete Mathematic...

  • Linear Statistical ModelsMAST30025

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Linear models are central to the theory and practice of modern statistics. They are used to model a response as a linear combination of explanatory variables and are the most widely used statistical models in practice. Starting with examples from a range of application areas this subject develops...

  • Analysis of High-Dimensional DataMAST90110

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Modern data sets are growing in size and complexity due to the astonishing development of data acquisition and storage capabilities. This subject focuses on developing rigorous statistical learning methods that are needed to extract relevant features from large data sets, assess the reliability o...

  • Organic Chemistry IIICHEM30004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject includes lecture and practical components. This lecture component is based on the Organic Chemistry lectures from the CHEM30016 course (12 lectures) and those from an approved module relating to Organic Chemistry chosen from the topics offered in CHEM30017 (12 lectures). A limited sel...

  • Mathematics of RiskMAST90051

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Mathematical modelling of various types of risk has become an important component of the modern financial industry. The subject discusses the key aspects of the mathematics of market risk. Main concepts include loss distributions, risk and dependence measures, copulas, risk aggregation and alloca...

  • Mathematical BiologyMAST90011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Modern techniques have revolutionised biology and medicine, but interpretative and predictive tools are needed. Mathematical modelling is such a tool, providing explanations for counter-intuitive results and predictions leading to new experimental directions. The broad flavour of the area and the...

  • Radical ChemistryCHEM90054

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will outline the fundamental steps important to radical chemistry and show how these principles can be used in the synthesis of important molecular frameworks.

  • Commutative and Multilinear AlgebraMAST90025

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject covers aspects of multilinear and commutative algebra as well as two substantial applications. Within multilinear algebra this includes bilinear forms and `multilinear products’ of vector spaces, such as tensor products. Commutative algebra concerns itself with properties of commutati...

  • Ore Textures & BrecciasGEOL90042

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The course is designed to provide practical tools for exploration field professionals to identify and describe ore textures and breccias in mineralised systems.

  • Regolith GeoscienceERTH90031

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This course is focussed on regolith, a vital part of Australian landscapes that is becoming increasingly important in mineral exploration and land management. We begin by presenting basic and advanced concepts in the formation and evolution of regolith, including its physical and chemical charact...

  • Experimental MathematicsMAST90053

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Modern computers have developed far beyond being great devices for numerical simulations or tedious but straightforward algebra; and in 1990 the first mathematical research paper was published whose sole author was a thinking machine known as Shalosh B Ekhad. This course will discuss some of the ...

  • Placemaking : Design for LandscapeLARC90001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The Placemaking for Landscape is an elective studio. It will establish an interdisciplinary practice-type environment to work with community, traders and Council to design the transformation of an underutilized area in Newport through application of placemaking principles and guidelines. The stud...

  • Advanced Methods: TransformsMAST90067

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject develops the mathematical methods of applied mathematics and mathematical physics with an emphasis on integral transform and related techniques. An introduction is given to the calculus of variations and the Euler-Lagrange equation. Advanced complex contour integration techniques are...

  • Advanced Stochastic ModelsMAST90112

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject develops the advanced methods of stochastic processes and discusses possible applications of the models discussed in the course. The topics will include: Levy processes, large deviation theory, point processes and stochastic networks.

  • Project in Computational BiologySCIE90025

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In this subject, students will apply the skills developed during the practical training subjects to solve an industry-relevant problem, either in industry or research. Working in teams or individually under only general guidance from staff members, they will be required to design, implement, anal...

  • Current Topics In Developmental GeneticsGENE90020

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will provide an in-depth coverage of cellular and developmental genetics with respect to recent advances and insights. This subject will extend basic knowledge in these areas gained during a student’s undergraduate degree and will consist of blocks of lectures, literature review and ...

  • CatalysisCHEM90052

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Catalytic processes are ubiquitous in natural and synthetic systems. A firm base of knowledge on catalysis is an essential tool not only for students interested in synthesis but also those who seek a deeper understanding of biological and industrial processes. This subject provides an overview of...