Lecture Notes
Lecture notes for short courses (multilectures) and special talks (single lecture) can be downloaded here by clicking on the links.
Notes will be posted as they become available.
Short Courses
 Compound Matrices and Differential Equations (Three Lectures)
(Lecture 1, Lecture 2,
Lecture 3, Supplementary Notes)
Instructor:
Professor James Muldowney, University of Alberta
 A Taste of Dynamics (Two Lectures)
Instructor: Professor Arno Berger, University of Alberta
 An Introduction to Derivative Pricing and Portfolio Optimization (Three Lectures)
(Lecture Notes)
Instructor:
Professor Christoph Frei, University of Alberta
 Basics on Wavelet Theorey and its Applications (Three Lectures)
(Lecture 1,
Lecture 2,
Lecture 3)
Instructor:
Professor Bin Han, University of Alberta
 An Introduction to Optimal Transport (Two Lectures)
(Lecture 1, Lecture 2)
Instructor:
Professor Brendan Pass, University of Alberta
 Dynamics on Networks: from Epidemics to Flight of Drones (Three Lectures)
(Preliminaries, Lecture 2, Lecture 3, Videos (zipped file))
Instructor:
Professor Michael Li, University of Alberta
 Statistical Machine Learning (Two lectures)
(Lecture 1, Lecture 2)
Instructor:
Professor Linglong Kong, University of Alberta
 What is Geometric Analysis? (Three Lectures)
(Lecture 1,
Lecture 2,
Lecture 3)
Instructor:
Professor Eric Woolgar, University of Alberta
Special Talks
 Artificial Intelligence Goes AllIn: Computers Playing Poker
(Lecture Abstract)
Instructor:
Professor Michael Bowling, University of Alberta (Computing Science)
 Conformal Field Theory (Title: 196883+1=196884)
Instructor:
Professor Terry Gannon, University of Alberta
 Algebraic Geometry
Instructor:
Professor Jochen Kuttler, University of Alberta
 Topology in Condensed Matter Physics
Instructor:
Professor Joseph Maciejko, University of Alberta (Physics)
 The Language of Forms (A Journey from the Möbius Strip to Affine KacMoody Algebras)
Instructor:
Professor Arturo Pianzola, University of Alberta
 AI Today and Tomorrow
Lecturer:
Professor Jonathan Schaeffer, University of Alberta (Computing Science)
 The Games Computers (and People) Play
Lecturer:
Professor Jonathan Schaeffer, University of Alberta (Computing Science)
 Oscillations in Dynamical Systems
Instructor:
Professor Yingfei Yi, University of Alberta
Special Information Sessions
 How to Prepare for Graduate Applications
Professor Chris Frei, Associate Chair (Graduate)
(followed by questions/answers and open floor discussions)
 How to Prepare for and Give Good Presentations
Professor Michael Li
(followed by questions/answers and open floor discussions)
 Introducing a New MSc degree in Data Science at the UofA
Professor Michael Li
(followed by questions/answers and open floor discussions)
Special Tutorials
