UBC Probability Seminar 2013-2014

The probability seminar is held Wednesdays from 3 to 4 PM in ESB 2012 (unless otherwise specified). Seminars by visiting speakers will be followed by dinner at a restaurant, almost surely.

Organizer: Daniel Valesin

Past Talks

September 5
3:30pm, Math 126

Yuval Peres (Microsoft Research)
Random walks on groups and the Kaimanovich-Vershik 1983 conjecture for lamplighter groups

September 11
3pm, ESB 2012

Omer Angel (UBC)
Shuffling, hitting times and evolving sets

September 18
3pm, ESB 2012

Christian Sadel (UBC)
Limit stochastic differential equations (SDEs) for products of random matrices

September 25
3pm, ESB 2012

Naomi Feldheim (Tel Aviv University)
New results on zeroes of stationary Gaussian functions

September 25
4pm, ESB 2012

Ohad Feldheim (Tel Aviv University)
Rigidity of 3-colorings of the d-dimensional discrete torus

October 2
3pm, ESB 2012

David Brydges (UBC)
Self-avoiding walk in four dimensions (I)

October 16
3pm, ESB 2012

David Brydges (UBC)
Self-Interacting Walk and the Gaussian field (II)

October 23
3pm, ESB 2012

Ed Perkins (UBC)
A Phase Transition for Measure-valued SIR Epidemics

October 30
3pm, ESB 2012

Tim Hulshof (UBC)
Random walk on the high-dimensional long-range IIC

November 6
3pm, ESB 2012

David Brydges (UBC)
Self-avoiding walk in four dimensions (III)

November 13
3pm, ESB 2012

Stefan Adams (University of Warwick)
Random field of gradients and elasticity

November 20
3pm, ESB 2012

Stefan Adams (University of Warwick)
Helffer-Sjoestrand random walk representation

November 27
3pm, ESB 2012

Asaf Nachmias (UBC)
Random walks on planar graphs via circle packings

January 9
3:30pm, Math 203

Zhongyang Li (Cambridge)
Conformal invariance of isoradial dimers

January 14
3:30pm, ESB 2012

Mykhaylo Shkolnikov (Berkeley)
Large deviations for diffusions interacting through their ranks

January 21
3:30pm, CEME 1204

Alan Hammond (Oxford)
KPZ Line Ensemble: a marriage of integrability and probability

January 23
3:30pm, Math 203

Leonid Petrov (Northeastern University)
Markov dynamics on interlacing arrays

February 5
4pm, ESB 2012

Louis Fan (University of Washington)
Systems of reflected diffusions with annihilations through membranes

February 12
3pm, ESB 2012

Alexander Tomberg (UBC)
Logarithmic corrections to scaling for the 4 dimensional weakly self-avoiding walk: watermelon networks

February 26
3pm, ESB 2012

Alain-Sol Sznitman (ETH Zurich)
Large deviations and disconnection for random interlacements

March 5
3pm, ESB 2012

Gourab Ray (UBC)
Hyperbolic random maps and unicellular maps

March 12
3pm, ESB 2012

Stefan Adams (University of Warwick)
Large deviations and gradient flow

March 19
3pm, ESB 2012

Gordon Slade (UBC)
Scaling limits and critical behaviour of the 4-dimensional n-component phi^4 spin model

March 26
3pm, ESB 2012

Omer Angel (UBC)
Branching interlacement

April 2

3pm, ESB 2012

Stefan Adams (University of Warwick)
Gibbs formalism for random permutations

2008-2009 Talks

2009-2010 Talks

2010-2011 Talks

2011-2012 Talks

2012-2013 Talks

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