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Random Matrix Theory and Its Applications I September 13, 2010 - September 17, 2010

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Sep 13, 2010
Monday
09:25 AM - 09:40 AM
  Welcome
09:40 AM - 10:20 AM
  Perturbed Hankel Determinants: Applications to the Information Theory of MIMO Wireless Communications
Yang Chen
10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
  Tea
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM
  Geodesic distance in planar maps: from matrix models to trees
Philippe di Francesco (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
11:40 AM - 12:20 PM
  Exact results in the Random Matrix Theory approach to the theory of chaotic cavities
Francesco Mezzadri
12:20 PM - 02:15 PM
  Lunch
02:15 PM - 02:55 PM
  Genetics and large random matrices
Nicholas Patterson
02:55 PM - 03:45 PM
  Tea
04:10 PM - 05:10 PM
  Beyond the Gaussian Universality Class <b>(at UC Berkeley-60 Evans Hall)</b>
Ivan Corwin (Columbia University)
Sep 14, 2010
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:10 AM
  Planar algebras and the Potts model on random graphs
Alice Guionnet (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
  Tea
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM
  Limiting distributions for TASEP, Last Passage Percolation and a few words on universality in KPZ
Sandrine Péché
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM
  Extreme gaps in the spectrum of Random Matrices
Gerard Ben Arous
12:10 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 02:40 PM
  Cluster Expansions, Caustics and Counting Graphs
Nicholas Ercolani
02:50 PM - 03:30 PM
  Orthogonal and symplectic matrix models: universality and other properties
Mariya Shcherbyna
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  Tea
04:00 PM - 04:40 PM
  Beta ensembles on the line, edge universality
Brian Rider (University of Colorado)
04:40 PM - 05:50 PM
  Reception
Sep 15, 2010
Wednesday
09:30 AM - 10:10 AM
  Determinant expansions for perturbations of finite Toeplitz matrices
Estelle Basor (AIM - American Institute of Mathematics)
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
  Tea
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM
  Aspects of Toeplitz and Hankel determinants
Igor Krasovsky
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM
  Universality in Non-Hermitian RMT
Gernot Akemann
Sep 16, 2010
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:10 AM
  Universality of Wigner random matrices via the four moment theorem
Terence Tao (University of California, Los Angeles)
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
  Tea
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM
  Universality of Random Matrices, Dyson Brownian Motion and Local Semicircle Law
Horng-Tzer Yau
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM
  (Random) Tri-Diagonal, Doubly Stochastic Matrices, Orthogonal Polynomials and Alternating Permutations
Persi Diaconis (Stanford University)
12:10 PM - 02:30 PM
  Lunch
02:30 PM - 03:10 PM
  Maximal eigenvalue in beta ensembles : large deviations and left tail of Tracy-Widom laws
Gaëtan BOROT
03:10 PM - 04:00 PM
  Tea
04:00 PM - 04:40 PM
  Painleve Equations - Nonlinear Special Functions
Peter Clarkson
Sep 17, 2010
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:10 AM
  TBD
Pierre van Moerbeke
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
  Tea
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM
  Vector equilibrium problem for the two-matrix model
Arnoldus Kuijlaars
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM
  Universality Behviour of Solutions of Hamiltonian PDEs in Critical Regimes
Tamara Grava
12:10 PM - 02:30 PM
  Lunch
02:30 PM - 03:10 PM
  Asymptotics for the Korteweg-de Vries equation and perturbations using Riemann-Hilbert methods
Tom Claeys
03:10 PM - 04:00 PM
  Tea
04:00 PM - 04:40 PM
  Six-vertex model of statistical mechanics and random matrix models
Pavel Bleher (Indiana University--Purdue University)