Probability Seminar: Winter 2015

Wednesday Jan 14
16:00-16:50 (MS 5127) Larry Goldstein (USC)Normal approximation for recovery of structured unknowns, Gaussian projections and conic intrinsic volumes: Steining the Steiner formula
17:00-17:50 (MS 5127) Igor Pak (UCLA)Probability of return or random walks on linear groups
Wednesday Feb 04
16:00-16:50 (MS 5127) Tobias Johnson (USC)Random matrices, random regular graphs, and Stein's method
Wednesday Feb 11
16:00-16:50 (MS 5127) Mario Bonk (UCLA)The topology of the continuum random tree
Wednesday Feb 18
16:00-16:50 (MS 5127) Eviatar Procaccia (UCLA)Continuity of the time and isoperimetric constants on supercritical percolation
Thursday Feb 26
13:00-13:50 (MS 6201) Riddhipratim Basu (UC Berkeley)Maximal Increasing Subsequence with a Defect Line and Lebowitz's Slow Bond Problem
Thursday Mar 05
13:00-13:50 (MS 6201) Thomas Richthammer (Universität Hildesheim)Estimating the variance of particle positions in the hard disc model