Date | Speaker | Title | Abstract |
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Aug. 27 | No talk
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Sep. 3 | Labor day, no talk
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Sep. 10 | Rob Neel (Lehigh) | Martingales associated to minimal submanifolds and mean curvature flow | |

Sep. 17 | Ben Steinhurst (Cornell) | Bond Percolation on Fractals: The Trivial and the Frustrating | |

Sep. 24 | Paul Jung (UAB) | Random walks at random times | |

Oct. 1 | Paul Bourgade (Harvard) | Universality for beta ensembles | |

Oct. 8 | Fall break, no talk
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Oct. 15 | Jian Ding (Chicago) | Asymptotics of cover times via Gaussian free fields: bounded-degree graphs and general trees | |

Oct. 22 | Antonio Auffinger (Chicago) | Scaling exponents in directed polymers in random environment | |

Oct. 29 | Guglielmo Paoletti (Paris Sud) | Emerging patterns in the Abelian Sandpile Model | |

Nov. 5 | Jun Masamune (Penn State Altoona) | Conservation property and recurrence of Dirichlet forms | |

Nov. 12 | Subhro Ghosh (Berkeley) | What does a Point Process Outside a Domain tell us about What's Inside? | |

Nov. 19 | Aaron Smith (Brown) | Gibbs Samplers on Convex Sets | |

Nov. 26 | Jim Dai (Cornell / Georgia Tech) | Semimartingale reflecting Brownian motion in two dimensions: Exact asymptotics for the stationary distribution | |

Dec. 3 | Russ Lyons (Indiana) | Random orderings and unique ergodicity of automorphism groups | |

Winter break
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Jan. 21 | Yves Atchade (Michigan) | Assessing Monte Carlo errors in MCMC and adaptive MCMC | |

Jan. 28 | Gennady Samorodnitsky (Cornell) | On the existence of paths between points in high level excursion sets of Gaussian random fields | |

Feb. 4 | Takashi Owada (Cornell) | Functional central limit theorem for heavy tailed stationary infinitely divisible processes generated by conservative flows | |

Feb. 11 | Tianyi Zheng (Cornell) | Random walks on free solvable groups | |

Feb. 18 | Yi Shen (Cornell) | Stationarity and random locations | |

Feb. 25 | Sebastien Roch (Wisconsin) Joint with CS Theory seminar | Probabilistic techniques in mathematical phylogenetics: relating combinatorial and variational distances on trees | |

Mar. 4 | Lee DeVille (UIUC) | Emergent metastability for dynamical systems on networks | |

Mar. 11 | Pierre Patie (Cornell) Joint with ORIE seminar | One dimensional completely asymmetric Markov processes | |

Mar. 18 | Spring break, no talk
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Mar. 25 | Joe Chen (Cornell) | Entropic repulsion of Gaussian free field on high-dimensional Sierpinski carpet graphs | |

Apr. 1 | Greg Shinault (Wisconsin) | Random domino tilings of the Aztec diamond | |

Apr. 8 | Mei Yin (Texas) | Critical phenomena in exponential random graphs | |

Apr. 15 | Linan Chen (McGill) | Gaussian free field, random measure and KPZ on R^{4}
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Apr. 22 | Thomas Mikosch (Copenhagen) | Precise large deviation probabilities for random walks with stationary heavy tailed steps | |

Apr. 29 | Ryan O'Donnell (CMU) Joint with CS Theory seminar | Hypercontractivity, reverse hypercontractivity, and simple proofs | |

May 6 |