UBC Probability seminar

2020–’21

Location: Zoom
Time: Wednesdays, 15:00–16:30

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Upcoming Talks


Past Talks


April 14 (3 PM) Toby Johnson (CUNY)
Continuous phase transitions on Galton-Watson trees
April 7 (3 PM) Gordon Slade (UBC)
Convergence of the lace expansion
March 31 (3 PM) Amir Dembo (Stanford)
Averaging principle and shape theorem for growth with memory
March 24 (3 PM) Sourav Chatterjee (Stanford)
A framework for 3D Yang-Mills
March 17 (3 PM) Marcus Michelen (UIC)
Roots of random polynomials near the unit circle
March 10 (Special time: 12 PM) Jan Grebík (University of Warwick) and Václav Rozhoň (ETH)
Distributed computing and finitary factors of iid labelings
March 3 (3 PM) Sami Davies (UW)
A Survey on Trace Reconstruction
Feb. 24 (3 PM) Erik Bates (UW-M)
Empirical measures, geodesic lengths, and a variational formula in first-passage percolation
Feb. 10 (3 PM) Zongchen Chen (GT)
Optimal Mixing of Glauber Dynamics: Entropy Factorization via High-Dimensional Expansion
Feb. 3 (3 PM) Marek Biskup (UCLA)
Exceptional points of random walks in planar domains
Jan. 27 (3 PM) Dong Yao (Duke)
Mean Field Behavior during the Big Bang for Coalescing Random Walk
Jan. 20 (3 PM) Jens Malmquist (UBC)
Stability results for symmetric jump processes on metric measure spaces with atoms
Jan. 13 (3 PM) Jimmy He (Stanford University)
Random walks on finite fields with deterministic jumps.
Dec. 3 (2 PM) Zoe Huang (Duke University)
Motion by mean curvature in interacting particle systems.
Nov. 25 (3 PM) Nicholas Cook (Duke University)
The minimum modulus for random trigonometric polynomials.
Nov. 18 (3 PM) Danny Nam (Princeton University)
The critical 1D multi-particle DLA.
Nov. 4 (3 PM) Tom Hutchcroft (Cambridge University, Trinity college)
Power-law bounds for critical long-range percolation.
Oct. 28 (3 PM) Ashwin Sah and Mehtaab Sawhney (MIT)
Singularity of discrete random matrices.
Oct. 21 (special time 2 - 3 PM) Jan Grebik (University of Warwick)
LDP for graphons.
Oct. 14 (special time 2 - 3:30 PM) Matthew Jenssen (University of Birmingham)
Homomorphisms from the torus.
Oct. 7 Jacob Richey (UBC)
Recent results on the phase transition for activated random walk.
Sep. 30 Evita Nestoridi (Princeton)
Mixing time of the upper triangular matrix walk over Z/mZ.
Sep. 23 Sarai Hernandez-Torres (UBC and Technion)
Scaling limits of uniform spanning trees in three dimensions
Sep. 16 Persi Diaconis (Stanford)
Gamblers ruin with many gamblers
Sep. 9 Martin Barlow (UBC)
A branching process with contact tracing







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