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Research

Research lectures, seminars and events

The events listed in this area are research seminars, workshops and lectures hosted by Durham University departments and research institutes. If you are not a member of the University, but  wish to enquire about attending one of the events please contact the organiser or host department.


 

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Events for 20 March 2017

Serkan Eryilmaz: Generalized geometric distributions with reliability applications

12:00am, CM221

The distribution of the number of trials until the first k consecutive successes in a sequence of Bernoulli trials with success probability p is known as geometric distribution of order k. When k=1, the distribution is the usual geometric distribution. In this talk, distributional properties of the geometric distribution of order k and its generalization called geometric distribution of order k with a reward will be presented. Applications of these distributions in some engineering reliability problems will also be mentioned.

Contact sunil.chhita@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


IAS Fellows' Seminar - Taking Megalomanias Seriously: On Empires, Nations and States’

1:00pm to 2:00pm, IAS Seminar Room, Palace Green, Professor John Hall (McGill University, Canada)

Contact enquiries.ias@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Living Scales: Communicating Across Scales: Biophysics and Beyond - The Assembly, Dynamics and Organisation of Filaments and Cellular Responses Workshop (POSTPONED FROM 9th JANUARY 2017)

2:30pm to 5:30pm, Kingsley Barrett Room, Calman Learning Centre, Professor Tom McLeish and Professor Roy Quinlan (Durham University)

Contact t.c.b.mcleish@durham.ac.uk; r.a.quinlan@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.