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  • Introduction to MathematicsMAST10012

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will strengthen and develop algebraic and conceptual skills, building a firm mathematical base for MAST10005 Calculus 1. Fundamental concepts about number systems and set theory will be followed by introductory counting principles and techniques. These will be applied to the laws of prob...

  • ProbabilityMAST20004

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers a thorough grounding in the basic concepts of mathematical probability and probabilistic modelling. Topics covered include random experiments and sample spaces, probability axioms and theorems, discrete and continuous random variables/distributions (including measures of locat...

  • Techniques in Operations ResearchMAST30013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces some major techniques and algorithms for solving nonlinear optimisation problems. Unconstrained and constrained systems will be considered, for both convex and non-convex problems. The methods covered include: interval search techniques, Newton and quasi-Newton methods, pe...

  • Systems Modelling and SimulationMAST90045

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Modern science and business makes extensive use of computers for simulation, because complex real-world systems often cannot be analysed exactly, but can be simulated. Using simulation we can perform virtual experiments with the system, to see how it responds when we change parameters, which thus...

  • Research Project Part 1MAST90116

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    In this subject, students undertake a substantial research program in the area of Mathematics and Statistics. The research will be conducted under the supervision of a member of the School's academic staff. A list of the research interests of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is outlin...

  • Methods of Mathematical StatisticsMAST90105

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces probability and the theory underlying modern statistical inference. Properties of probability are reviewed, univariate and multivariate random variables are introduced, and their properties are developed. It demonstrates that many commonly used statistical procedures arise...

  • Minor Research Project Part BMAST90074

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students undertake a substantial research program in the area of Mathematics and Statistics. The research will be conducted under the supervision of a member of the Department's academic staff. A list of the research interests of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is ou...

  • Statistical ModellingMAST90084

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Statistical models are central to applications of statistics and their development motivates new statistical theories and methodologies. Commencing with a review of linear and generalized linear models, analysis of variance and experimental design, the theory of linear mixed models is developed a...

  • Advanced Environmental ComputationMAST90128

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Fitting models to data is a fundamental component of computational biology. In this subject we teach statistical and machine learning approaches, including methods specifically developed for handling spatial data. The subject will give you understanding of, and practice in, a range of modern tech...

  • GeometryMAST30024

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces three areas of geometry that play a key role in many branches of mathematics and physics. In differential geometry, calculus and the concept of curvature will be used to study the shape of curves and surfaces. In topology, geometric properties that are unchanged by continu...

  • Data Science Research Project Pt2MAST90109

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students undertake a substantial research program in the area of Data Science. The research will be conducted under the supervision of a member of the School of Mathematics and Statistics or the Computing and Information Systems academic staff. The results will be reported in the...

  • Network OptimisationMAST90013

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Many practical problems in management, operations research, telecommunication and computer networking can be modelled as optimisation problems on networks. Here the underlying structure is a graph. This subject is an introduction to optimisation problems on networks with a focus on theoretical re...

  • Research ProjectMAST90042

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students undertake a substantial research program in the area of Mathematics and Statistics. The research will be conducted under the supervision of a member of the Department's academic staff. A list of the research interests of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is ou...

  • 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...

  • Foundation Mathematics 1MAST10014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This is the first of a sequence of two subjects (Foundation Mathematics 1 and Foundation Mathematics 2) providing BA(Ext) and BSc(Ext) students with a foundation in mathematics that prepares students for the Bachelor of Science and a pathway into the Bachelor of Commerce. The content consists of ...

  • Stochastic Calculus with ApplicationsMAST90059

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to stochastic calculus and mathematics of financial derivatives. Stochastic calculus is essentially a theory of integration of a stochastic process with respect to another stochastic process, created for situations where conventional integration will not be p...

  • Research Project Part AMAST90075

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students undertake a substantial research program in the area of Mathematics and Statistics. The research will be conducted under the supervision of a member of the School's academic staff. A list of the research interests of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is outlin...

  • Applied Mathematical ModellingMAST30030

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject demonstrates how the mathematical modelling process naturally gives rise to certain classes of ordinary and partial differential equations in many contexts, including the infectious diseases, the flow of traffic and the dynamics of particles and of fluids. It advances the student’s k...

  • 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...

  • Computational Statistics & Data ScienceMAST90083

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Computing techniques and data mining methods are indispensable in modern statistical research and data science applications, where “Big Data” problems are often involved. This subject will introduce a number of recently developed methods and applications in computational statistics and data scien...