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Random Walks and Random Media April 30, 2012 - May 04, 2012

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Apr 30, 2012
Monday
08:50 AM - 09:00 AM
  Welcome
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Criteria for Ballistic Behavior of Random Walks in Random Environment
Alejandro Ramirez
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Edge reinforced random walks, Vertex reinforced jump process, and the SuSy hyperbolic sigma model.
Christophe sabot
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
  Lunch
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  Dynamical point of view on some random walk models
Dmitry Dolgopyat
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
  A central limit theorem for the effective conductance and resistance
Marek Biskup
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  Tea
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  On the monotonicity of the speed of biased random walk on a Galton-Watson tree without leaves
Alexander Fribergh
May 01, 2012
Tuesday
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Directed polymers and KPZ universality
Timo Seppalainen
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Directed random polymers and Macdonald processes
Ivan Corwin (Columbia University)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Spanning trees of graphs on surfaces and the intensity of loop-erased random walk on Z^2
David Wilson (University of Washington)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Stability of the greedy server: Proof of the Coffman-Gilbert conjecture on the unit circle
Vladas Sidoravicius
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Subgaussian Concentration and Rates of Convergence in Directed Polymers
Kenneth Alexander
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
  Reception
May 02, 2012
Wednesday
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Random walks on finite graphs and random interlacements
Augusto Teixeira
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Chemical Distance on Random Interlacements
Jiri Cerny
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  Conditional quenched CLTs for random walks among random conductances.
Serguei Popov
May 03, 2012
Thursday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Detecting the trail of the random walker
Yuval Peres (University of California, Berkeley)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Tea
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Linearly reinforced random walks.
Omer Angel
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  On the localization-delocalization critical line for the random copolymer
Erwin Bolthausen
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Self-interacting random walks
Perla Sousi
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Stochastic Representation of the Ground States for the Mean Field
Anna Levit
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Scaling limits for self-interacting random walks and diffusions
Balint Toth
May 04, 2012
Friday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  The Cutoff Phenomenon for Typical Birth and Death Chains - Persi Diaconis
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Tea
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Large deviations and slowdown asymptotics for excited random walks.
Jonathon Peterson
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Excited random walks on $Z^d$
Elena Kosygina
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Maxima of two-dimensional discrete Gaussian free field
Jian Ding
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Potts and independent set models on d-regular graphs
Nike Sun