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Time and place: Wednesday 3:30PM-4:30PM, B115
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Tuesdays at 2:25pm in B129.
  
==Schedule==
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==Preliminary schedule - 2014 Spring==
  
We will meet on Tuesdays at 2:25pm.
 
  
The first meeting is on 9/10 in room B203. We will discuss the schedule and the format.
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1/28, 2/4: Greg
  
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2/11, 2/18: Scott
  
Schedule:
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2/25, 3/4: Beth
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3/11, 3/25: Chris J
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4/1, 4/8: Chris N
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4/15, 4/22: Yu Sun
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4/29. 5/6: Diane
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==2013 Fall==
  
 
9/24, 10/1: Chris
 
9/24, 10/1: Chris

Revision as of 15:56, 21 January 2014

Tuesdays at 2:25pm in B129.

Preliminary schedule - 2014 Spring

1/28, 2/4: Greg

2/11, 2/18: Scott

2/25, 3/4: Beth

3/11, 3/25: Chris J

4/1, 4/8: Chris N

4/15, 4/22: Yu Sun

4/29. 5/6: Diane


2013 Fall

9/24, 10/1: Chris A light introduction to metastability

10/8, Dae Han Majoring multiplicative cascades for directed polymers in random media

10/15, 10/22: no reading seminar

10/29, 11/5: Elnur Limit fluctuations of last passage times

11/12: Yun Helffer-Sj?ostrand representation and Brascamp-Lieb inequality for stochastic interface models

11/19, 11/26: Yu Sun

12/3, 12/10: Jason

2013 Spring

2/13: Elnur

Young diagrams, RSK correspondence, corner growth models, distribution of last passage times.

2/20: Elnur

2/27: Chris

A brief introduction to enlargement of filtration and the Dufresne identity Notes

3/6: Chris

3/13: Dae Han

An introduction to random polymers

3/20: Dae Han

Directed polymers in a random environment: path localization and strong disorder

4/3: Diane

Scale and Speed for honest 1 dimensional diffusions

References:
Rogers & Williams - Diffusions, Markov Processes and Martingales
Ito & McKean - Diffusion Processes and their Sample Paths
Breiman - Probability
http://www.statslab.cam.ac.uk/~beresty/Articles/diffusions.pdf

4/10: Diane

4/17: Yun

Introduction to stochastic interface models

4/24: Yun

Dynamics and Gaussian equilibrium sytems

5/1: This reading seminar will be shifted because of a probability seminar.


5/8: Greg, Maso

The Bethe ansatz vs. The Replica Trick. This lecture is an overview of the two approaches. See [1] for a nice overview.

5/15: Greg, Maso

Rigorous use of the replica trick.