6th Northeast Probability Seminar

Sixth Northeast Probability Seminar

The sixth Northeast Probability Seminar (NEPS) will be held November
15th and 16th, 2007. in the Segal Theatre at the CUNY Graduate
Center 365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10016-4309.


ScheduleSixth Northeast Probability Seminar

November 15th and 16th, 2007
Martin E. Segal Theatre Center
CUNY Graduate Center

Thursday, Nov. 15th
Morning Session: Chair, Robin Pemantle
9:30 – 10:15 am     Registration, light refreshments
10:15 – 10:30 am     Opening Remarks
10:30 – 11:30 am     Mireille Bousquet-Mélou (Universite Bordeaux)
“On the shape of binary trees”
11:30 – 1:00 pm     Lunch break
Afternoon Session: Chair, Richard Bass
1:00 – 2:00     Martin Barlow (University of British Columbia)
“Recent Progress in the Random Conductance Model”
2:15 – 4:15 pm     Informal talks and discussion
Noah Dean (Purdue) “Recurrence and Transience of a Reinforced
Process on Weighted Graphs.”
Hanna Jankowski (UW) “Limiting
Distributions in Nonparametric
Shape-Constrained Methods”
Matt Cecil (UConn) “Quasi-invariance of heat kernel measure on loop and path groups”
Alan Hammond (NYU) TBA
Sasha Teplyaev (UConn) “Products of random matrices and derivatives on fractals”
4:30 –     Conference Reception Mathematics lounge, Rm. 4214
6:30 –     Conference Dinner DARNA
           600 Columbus Ave at 89th Str. 212-721-9123
Friday, Nov. 16th
Morning Session: Chair, Gérard Ben Arous
9:30 – 10:30 am     Jonathan Mattingly, (Duke University)
“Ergodicity in infinite dimensions:
Degenerately forced Stochastic
Partial Differential equations”
10:30 – 11:00 am     Refreshments
11:00 – Noon     Thomas Liggett (UCLA)
“Negative Dependence and the Symmetric Exclusion Process”
Noon – 1:30 pm     Lunch break
Afternoon Session: Chair, Daniel Ocone
1:30 – 3:30 pm     Informal talks and discussion session
Nevena Maric (Syracuse) “Existence of
Quasi-stationary distributions via
Fleming-Viot particle systems”
Iddo Ben-Ari (UC Irvine) “Some Scaling Limits for a Homopolymer Model”
Souvik Ghosh (Cornell) “The effect of
memory on functional large deviation
of a moving average process”
Rohini Kumar (UW Madison) “Current fluctuations for independent random walks”
Dongsheng Wu (UA, Huntsville) “Dimension results of multifractional Brownian sheets”
Xinyi Zhang (Delaware) “On the differences of expected length of minimum spanning tree”
Ang Wei (Delaware) TBA
Bikramjit Das (Cornell) “Multivariate limit
distribution with one extreme component”