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17th Northeast Probability Seminar

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

November 15-16, 2018

Location:

  • Thursday: Kimmel Center for University Life at NYU, Room 912/914 (Directions)
  • Friday: Warren Weaver Hall/Courant Institute, Room 109 (Directions)

The program in PDF

Thursday November 15

Kimmel Center for University Life (NYU), Room 912/914

9:00 – 10:00
  • Registration. Light refreshments.
10:00 – 11:00
  • Rick Durrett (Duke). The contact process on random graphs and trees
11:00 – 11:30
  • Refreshments.
11:30 – 12:30
  • Tuca Auffinger (Northwestern). Energy landscape of mean field spin glasses
12:30 – 2:15
  • Lunch
2:15 – 3:15
  • Short Talks by Junior Participants, part I
3:15 – 3:30
  • Break
3:30 – 4:30
  • Short Talks by Junior Participants, part II
4:45 – 5:45
  • Reception at the Lounge on 13th floor of Courant Institute
6:00 – 8:00
  • Dinner at Favela Cubana, 543 LaGuardia Pl. Prix fixe menu: $40/person. Must sign up by lunchtime, cash only.

Friday November 16

Warren Weaver Hall / Courant Institute, Room 109

9:30 – 10:00
  • Refreshments
10:00 – 11:00
  • Nalini Anantharaman (IRMA Strasbourg): Quantum ergodicity on graphs : from spectral to spatial delocalization
11:00 – 11:30
  • Refreshments.
11:30 – 12:30
  • Roland Bauerschmidt (Cambridge). Spectral gap critical exponent for Glauber dynamics of hierarchical spin models
12:30 – 2:00
  • Lunch. Women in Probability meeting.
2:00 – 3:15
  • Short Talks by Junior Participants, part I
3:15 – 3:30
  • Break
3:30 – 4:45
  • Short Talks by Junior Participants, part II