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Office hours with G. Slade in MATX 1211: Monday 15:00-15:50, Wednesday 13:00-13:50, Friday 10:00-10:50.

Office hours with Benjamin Wallace in the
Math Learning Centre:
Thursdays 12:30-15:30.

Exceptions: Benjamin Wallace's hours are cancelled
on Thursday February 12 and Thursday March 26, and are replaced instead by
Tuesday February 10 and Tuesday March 24 at 12:30-15:30 on both days, due to the
tests on February 11 and March 25.

There are TAs available
whenever the MLC is open, and in addition to Benjamin Wallace there are other TAs
who can help with probability questions; the schedule is posted on the MLC website.

An article on Markov and the origins of the theory of Markov chains, by Brian Hayes.

A good reference for random walks is the book: Random Walks and Electric Networks by Doyle and Snell.

References for self-avoiding walks and pivot algorithm:

Pivot algorithm simulations and more at Nathan Clisby's
website.

G. Slade. Self-avoiding walks. *The Mathematical Intelligencer* **16**:29--35, (1994).
PDF file .

Chapter 9 of N. Madras and G. Slade, *The
Self-Avoiding Walk* , Birkhäuser, Boston, (1996) (can be downloaded from
UBC library).