Associate Professor David Easdown

F07 - Carslaw Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone 9351 4217
Fax 9351 4534

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Research interests

David Easdown is a member of the Algebra Research Group, and a member of the Sydney University Tertiary Mathematics Education Group. His interests are in algebra, in particular, most recently, combinatorial semigroup theory.

Teaching and supervision

Timetable

Current research students

Project title Research student
Summer School versus term-time for undergraduate mathematics George PAPADOPOULOS

Selected publications

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Books

  • Easdown, D. (2011). A First Course in Linear Algebra 3rd Edition. Frenchs Forest New South Wales: Pearson Education Australia.

Journals

  • Easdown, D., Saunders, N. (2016). The Minimal Faithful Permutation Degree for a Direct Product Obeying an Inequality Condition. Communications in Algebra, 44(8), 3518-3537. [More Information]
  • Easdown, D., Shneerson, L. (2013). Growth of rees quotients of free inverse semigroups defined by small numbers of relators. International Journal of Algebra and Computation, 23(3), 521-545. [More Information]
  • Shneerson, L., Easdown, D. (2011). Growth of finitely presented Rees quotients of free inverse semigroups. International Journal of Algebra and Computation, 21(1-2), 315-328. [More Information]
  • Easdown, D., Jordan, P., Roberts, B. (2010). Biordered sets and fundamental semigroups. Semigroup Forum, 81(1), 85-101. [More Information]
  • Easdown, D., Sapir, M., Volkov, M. (2010). Periodic Elements of the Free Idempotent Generated Semigroup on a Biordered Set. International Journal of Algebra and Computation, 20(2), 189-194. [More Information]
  • Easdown, D. (2009). Syntactic and semantic reasoning in mathematics teaching and learning. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 40(7), 941-949. [More Information]
  • Easdown, D., East, J., Fitzgerald, D. (2008). A presentation of the dual symmetric inverse monoid. International Journal of Algebra and Computation, 18(2), 357-374. [More Information]
  • Easdown, D., East, J., Fitzgerald, D. (2005). Presentations of factorizable inverse monoids. Acta Universitatis Szegediensis. Acta Scientiarum Mathematicarum, 71, 509-520.
  • Easdown, D., Lavers, T. (2004). The Inverse Braid Monoid. Advances in Mathematics, 186(2), 438-455. [More Information]
  • Easdown, D., Shneerson, L. (2003). Principal rees quotients of free inverse semigroups. Glasgow Mathematical Journal, 45, 263-267.
  • Coleman, C., Easdown, D. (2002). Decomposition of rings under the circle operation. Beitraege zur Algebra und Geometrie (Contributions to Algebra and Geometry), 43(1), 55-88.
  • Coleman, C., Easdown, D. (2000). Complementation in the group of units of a ring. Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society, 62(2), 183-192.

Conferences

  • Easdown, D., Wood, L. (2014). Novel threshold concepts in the mathematical sciences. National Academy's Sixth Annual Conference and the Fourth Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference, Cork, Ireland: NAIRTL.
  • Easdown, D., Papadopoulos, G., Zheng, C. (2013). Summer school versus term-time for fundamental mathematics at the tertiary level. 9th DELTA conference on the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics and statistics, Melbourne, Australia: International Delta Steering Committee.
  • Easdown, D. (2011). Excursions to and from semantic oblivion. Volcanic Delta 2011: 8th Southern Hemisphere Conference on Teaching and Learning Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics, Christchurch, New Zealand: University of Canterbury.
  • Easdown, D., Ougrinovskaia, A., Saunders, N., Warren, D., Ancev, T., Bishop, T., Mansfield, S. (2009). Learning and Teaching in Summer: Is it better and why? UniServe Science, The University of Sydney Conference 2009, Australia: Uniserve Science.
  • Easdown, D. (2007). The role of proof in mathematics teaching and The Plateau Principle. UniServe Science 2007, Sydney, Australia: Uniserve Science.
  • Easdown, D., East, J., Fitzgerald, D. (2004). Braids And Factorizable Inverse Monoids. Workshop on Semigroups and Languages, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.
  • Antony, N., Coleman, C., Easdown, D. (2002). Group presentations for a class of radical rings of matrices. The thematic term on Semigroups, Algorithms, Automata and Languages, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

2016

  • Easdown, D., Saunders, N. (2016). The Minimal Faithful Permutation Degree for a Direct Product Obeying an Inequality Condition. Communications in Algebra, 44(8), 3518-3537. [More Information]

2014

  • Easdown, D., Wood, L. (2014). Novel threshold concepts in the mathematical sciences. National Academy's Sixth Annual Conference and the Fourth Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference, Cork, Ireland: NAIRTL.

2013

  • Easdown, D., Shneerson, L. (2013). Growth of rees quotients of free inverse semigroups defined by small numbers of relators. International Journal of Algebra and Computation, 23(3), 521-545. [More Information]
  • Easdown, D., Papadopoulos, G., Zheng, C. (2013). Summer school versus term-time for fundamental mathematics at the tertiary level. 9th DELTA conference on the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics and statistics, Melbourne, Australia: International Delta Steering Committee.

2011

  • Easdown, D. (2011). A First Course in Linear Algebra 3rd Edition. Frenchs Forest New South Wales: Pearson Education Australia.
  • Easdown, D. (2011). Excursions to and from semantic oblivion. Volcanic Delta 2011: 8th Southern Hemisphere Conference on Teaching and Learning Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics, Christchurch, New Zealand: University of Canterbury.
  • Shneerson, L., Easdown, D. (2011). Growth of finitely presented Rees quotients of free inverse semigroups. International Journal of Algebra and Computation, 21(1-2), 315-328. [More Information]

2010

  • Easdown, D., Jordan, P., Roberts, B. (2010). Biordered sets and fundamental semigroups. Semigroup Forum, 81(1), 85-101. [More Information]
  • Easdown, D., Sapir, M., Volkov, M. (2010). Periodic Elements of the Free Idempotent Generated Semigroup on a Biordered Set. International Journal of Algebra and Computation, 20(2), 189-194. [More Information]

2009

  • Easdown, D., Ougrinovskaia, A., Saunders, N., Warren, D., Ancev, T., Bishop, T., Mansfield, S. (2009). Learning and Teaching in Summer: Is it better and why? UniServe Science, The University of Sydney Conference 2009, Australia: Uniserve Science.
  • Easdown, D. (2009). Syntactic and semantic reasoning in mathematics teaching and learning. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 40(7), 941-949. [More Information]

2008

  • Easdown, D., East, J., Fitzgerald, D. (2008). A presentation of the dual symmetric inverse monoid. International Journal of Algebra and Computation, 18(2), 357-374. [More Information]

2007

  • Easdown, D. (2007). The role of proof in mathematics teaching and The Plateau Principle. UniServe Science 2007, Sydney, Australia: Uniserve Science.

2005

  • Easdown, D., East, J., Fitzgerald, D. (2005). Presentations of factorizable inverse monoids. Acta Universitatis Szegediensis. Acta Scientiarum Mathematicarum, 71, 509-520.

2004

  • Easdown, D., East, J., Fitzgerald, D. (2004). Braids And Factorizable Inverse Monoids. Workshop on Semigroups and Languages, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.
  • Easdown, D., Lavers, T. (2004). The Inverse Braid Monoid. Advances in Mathematics, 186(2), 438-455. [More Information]

2003

  • Easdown, D., Shneerson, L. (2003). Principal rees quotients of free inverse semigroups. Glasgow Mathematical Journal, 45, 263-267.

2002

  • Coleman, C., Easdown, D. (2002). Decomposition of rings under the circle operation. Beitraege zur Algebra und Geometrie (Contributions to Algebra and Geometry), 43(1), 55-88.
  • Antony, N., Coleman, C., Easdown, D. (2002). Group presentations for a class of radical rings of matrices. The thematic term on Semigroups, Algorithms, Automata and Languages, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

2000

  • Coleman, C., Easdown, D. (2000). Complementation in the group of units of a ring. Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society, 62(2), 183-192.

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