Darien DeWolf
Dept. Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
St. Francis Xavier University
2323 Notre Dame Ave
Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5

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I am currently an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science at St. Francis Xavier University.

My current research areas include inverse semigroups, category theory, groupoids and restriction categories.

Publications | Preprints | Theses | Talks | Education | Awards | Employment and Teaching | Other


In Print

"On commutation semigroups of dihedral groups." Darien DeWolf, Charles Edmunds, Christopher Levy. Semigroup Forum (2013) 87:467-488.
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The final publication link is available at link.springer.com: DOI: s00233-013-9483-x

"The Ehresmann-Schein-Nambooripad Theorem for Inverse Categories." Darien DeWolf, Dorette Pronk. Theory and Applications of Categories. (2018) 33:813-831.
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The final publication link is available at TAC.

Preprints. [top]

"Commutation Semigroups of Finite Metacyclic Groups with Trivial Centre (with Charles C. Edmunds)." 2018.
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arXiv: 1807.10389

"On Double Inverse Semigroups (with Dorette Pronk)." 2015.
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arXiv: 1501.03690

Theses. [top]

"Restriction Category Perspectives of Partial Computation and Geometry." Ph.D. Dissertation (Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S.), 2017.
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"On Double Inverse Semigroups." M.Sc. Dissertation (Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S.), 2013.
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"On Commutation Semigroups of Dihedral Groups of Order 2N Where N is Even." B.Sc. Honours Thesis (Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, N.S.), 2012.
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Talks. [top]

"Groupoids Associated to Join Inverse Categories"
"Monads as Models of Computation"
"Restriction bicategories: two approaches"
"An Element-Based Reformulation of Restriction Monads"
"Restriction Monads and Their Algebras"
"Restriction Monads"
"Restriction Monads and Category Objects"
"Restriction Categories and Monads"
"Partial Functions and Categories of Partial Maps"
"Inverse Restriction Categories and Their Groupoids"
"Double Groups and Semigroups"
"On Double Inverse Semigroups"
"On Commutation Semigroups of Dihedral Groups"

Education. [top]

Ph.D. in Mathematics
M.Sc. in Mathematics
B.Sc. (Honours) in Mathematics

Awards. [top]

Izaak Walton Killam Predoctoral Scholarship
Nova Scotia Graduate Scholarship
NSERC CGS-D3 Research Scholarship
Dalhousie University President's Award
NSERC CGS-M Research Scholarship
Frank Bennett Research Award
Dr. Len Parent Computer Science Award

Employment and Teaching. [top]

St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, N.S.
August 2017 to Present: Assistant Professor

Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, N.S.
July 2014 to August 2017: Part-Time Faculty

Other Academic and Administrative Activities. [top]

CMS Summer Meeting 2018 [link]
St. Francis Xavier University
Science Atlantic Math/Stats/CS Conference [link]
AARMS/DMSGSA Summer School 2016 Student Conference [link]
Dalhousie Mathematics and Statistics Graduate Students' Association
Math Circles Nova Scotia [website]

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Updated: 11.21.2018