Probability Seminar: Winter 2012

Thursday Jan 12
Probability Colloquium
16:15-17:05 (MS 6627) Jian Ding (Stanford)Extreme values for random processes of tree structures
Wednesday Jan 18
16:00-16:50 (MS 6229) Roberto Schonmann (UCLA and Sao Paulo University)Is Altruism Compatible with Natural Selection?
Wednesday Jan 25
16:00-16:50 (MS 5233) Amir Dembo (Stanford University)Factor models on graphs converging locally to d-regular tree
Wednesday Feb 08
16:00-16:50 (MS 5233) Nicholas Crawford (Technion Haifa)Localization for Linearly Reinforced Random Walk and Vertex Reinforced Jump Processes
Wednesday Feb 15
16:00-16:50 (MS 5233) Gábor Pete (Technical University Budapest)Percolation in the plane and random walks on expanders: how long do we have to wait for the exceptional one and what will it be like?
Thursday Feb 16
Probability Colloquium
16:15-17:05 (MS 6627) Gábor Pete (Budapest)The near-critical planar FK-Ising model
Wednesday Feb 22
16:00-16:50 (MS 5233) Huijie Qiao (Southeast University Nanjing)Some Results for Non-Lipschitz Stochastic Differential Equations
Wednesday Feb 29
16:00-16:50 (MS 5233) Tonci Antunovic (UC Berkeley)Tug-of-war and the Infinity Laplace equation with Neumann boundary conditions
Wednesday Mar 07
16:00-16:50 (MS 5233) Joscha Diehl (Humbolt Univ. Berlin)Rough path theory: a quick overview and some applications
Wednesday Mar 14
16:00-16:50 (MS 6229) William I. Newman (UCLA)Order in Chaos: The Emergence of Pattern in Random Processes