UBC Probability seminar

Location: ESB 2012
Time: Wednesdays, 3–4pm

Past Talks

Sep. 16 Nathanaël Berestycki (University of Cambridge)
Critical exponents for FK random planar maps
Sep. 23 Steffen Rohde (Univeristy of Washington)
Random dessins d'enfants
Sep. 30 Konstantin Tikhomirov (University of Alberta)
The smallest singular value of random matrices with independent entries
Oct. 7 Richárd Balka (University of Britsh Columbia and PIMS)
Restrictions of Brownian motion
Oct. 14 Anna Ben-Hamou (Université Paris Diderot)
Cutoff for non-backtracking random walks on sparse random graphs
Oct. 21 Kilian Raschel (Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences and Université de Tours)
Discrete harmonic functions in the quadrant
Oct. 28 Lionel Levine (Cornell University)
Circles in the Sand
Nov. 4 Avi Levy (Univerisity of Washington)
Finitely dependent graph homomorphisms
Nov. 18 Alexander E. Holroyd (Microsoft Research)
Random Games
Nov. 25 Nick Harvey (UBC Computer Science)
An Algorithmic Proof of the Lovasz Local Lemma via Resampling Oracles
Dec. 2 Mathav Murugan (UBC Math and PIMS)
A characterization of Liouville property
Jan. 6 Terry Soo (University of Kansas)
A monotone isomorphism theorem
Jan. 13 Rodolphe Garbit (Université d'Angers)
On the exit time from a cone for random walks with drift
Jan. 20 Janos Engländer (University of Colorado)
Conditional Speed of BBM, Skeleton Decomposition and Application to Random Obstacles
Jan. 25 Jae-Suk Park (POSTECH)
Homotopy Theory of Probability Spaces (3 PM at MATH 125, Joint with Algebraic Geometry seminar).
Jan. 27 Tom Hutchcroft (UBC Math)
Interlacements, Uniform Spanning Forests and the Aldous-Broder Algorithm.
Feb. 12 Pierre Tarrago (Universität des Saarlandes)
Thermodynamic limit on the graph of Zigzag diagrams (1 PM at MATH 126, notice the unusual location, day and time).
Feb. 24 Mathav Murugan (UBC Math and PIMS)
Stable-like processes with indices greater than two
Mar. 2 Khoa Lê (University of Calgary and PIMS)
Propagation of high moments for parabolic Anderson model
Mar. 23 Zoran Vondraček (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Zagreb)
Boundary Harnack principle and Martin boundary at infinity for Feller processes
Mar. 30 Sébastien Bubeck (Microsoft Research)
New Results at the Crossroads of Convexity, Learning and Information Theory
Apr. 6 Ed Perkins (UBC Math)
The boundary of the support of super-Brownian Motion
May 11
(11 -12)
Gordon Slade (UBC Math)
Critical exponents for O(n) models
May 11
Daniel Ahlberg (IMPA and Uppsala University)
Sharpness of the phase transition for continuum percolation on \(\mathbb{R}^2\)
May 11
(3 - 4)
Asaf Nachmias (Tel Aviv University)
Slightly subcritical hypercube percolation
Jun. 23 Takashi Kumagai (RIMS Kyoto)
Stability of heat kernel estimates and parabolic Harnack inequalities for jump processes on metric measure spaces

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