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Probabilistic Reasoning in Quantitative Geometry September 19, 2011 - September 23, 2011

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Sep 19, 2011
Monday
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  Welcome
09:30 AM - 10:20 AM
  Gaussian Surface Area and Noise Sensitivity
Keith Ball (University College)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
  Uniform Isoperimetric Constants via Random Forests
Russell Lyons
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
  Markov Type and Embedding Obstructions
Yuval Peres (University of California, Berkeley)
12:40 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Fine Estimates in Dvoretzky\'s Theorem
Gideon Schechtman (Weizmann Institute of Science)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:20 PM
  Random Cubes in a Metric Space with Application to Singular Integrals with Non-doubling Measures
Tuomas Hytönen
Sep 20, 2011
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:20 AM
  Random Matrices, Exact Operator Spaces and Non-commutative Grothendieck Theorem
Gilles Pisier (Texas A&M International University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
  Random Sequences of Simple Rearrangements
Almut Burchard (University of Toronto)
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
  New Applications of Rearrangement Inequalities
Perla Sousi
12:40 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Near-equivalence of the Restricted Isometry Property and the Johnson-Lindenstrauss Lemma
Rachel Ward
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:20 PM
  Speed exponents for random walks on groups
Balint Virag
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
  Reception
Sep 21, 2011
Wednesday
09:30 AM - 10:20 AM
  Random Cayley Graphs and Expanders for Finite Simple Groups
Emmanuel Breuillard (Université Paris-Sud (Orsay))
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
  Calculus for Nonlinear Spectral Gaps
Manor Mendel (Open University of Israel)
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
  Problem Session
Sep 22, 2011
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:20 AM
  Optimal Gaussian Partitions
Elchanan Mossel (University of California, Berkeley)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
  Entropies for Covers of Compact Manifolds
François Ledrappier (University of Notre Dame)
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
  Probabilistic Tools in Nonlinear Dvoretzky Theory
Assaf Naor (New York University, Courant Institute)
12:40 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Homogeneous Finite-Simensional Banach Spaces and Random Projections of Convex Bodies
Nicole Tomczak Jaegermann (University of Alberta)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:20 PM
  Random Geometric Constructions for the Sharp Estimates of Singular Operators
Alexander Volberg
Sep 23, 2011
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:20 AM
  Homomorphisms from Random Walks
Anders Karlsson
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
  Near-Linear Lower Bound for Dimension Reduction in L1
Alexandr Andoni
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 02:40 PM
  The effect of dimensionality on the stability in the Brunn-Minkowski inequality: A blessing or a curse? A joint work with Bo'az Klartag
Ronen Eldan
02:50 PM - 03:20 PM
  Tea