Timo Seppäläinen

John and Abigail Van Vleck Chair of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics
425 Van Vleck Hall
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706-1388
Telephone: (608)-263-3624
Fax: (608)-263-8891
E-mail: seppalai (nen) at math (ematics) wisc (onsin) edu (cation)


Ph.D. 1991 School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
M.Sc. 1986 Industrial Engineering and Management, Aalto University (formerly Helsinki University of Technology), Helsinki, Finland.
High School Diploma 1980 Helsinki I Normal School, Helsinki, Finland.



Book cover Anderson-Seppäläinen-Valkó: Introduction to Probability, Cambridge University Press, 2018.
This is a calculus-based undergraduate probability textbook. The link takes you to a book page with a list of corrections.

Book cover Rassoul-Agha and Seppäläinen: A Course on Large Deviations with an Introduction to Gibbs Measures, American Mathematical Society, 2015.
This is a graduate textbook on large deviation theory and some statistical mechanics. Click on the cover image.   Corrections.

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