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Probability Seminar

The Probability Seminars are held in Room 200 of Sequoia Hall at 4pm on Mondays. Refreshments are served at 3:30pm in the Lounge on the first floor.

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We provide a LaTeX template for speakers to use when submitting the abstract for a seminar (sample PDF output). Using this template makes it possible to post the abstract promptly and without unintended errors that might creep in if your text has to be migrated from another source.

Seminars are always open to the public! Questions about the series may be sent to

December 2019
Date/Time Speaker Affiliation Title
Fri 06 Dec
Extra Seminar
Assaf Naor Princeton University ---
November 2019
Date/Time Speaker Affiliation Title
Mon 18 Nov
Philip Wood UC Berkeley ---
Mon 11 Nov
Yuri Kifer Hebrew University Geometric law for numbers of returns until a hazard
Mon 04 Nov
Matthew Kwan Stanford Math ---
October 2019
Date/Time Speaker Affiliation Title
Mon 28 Oct
Elizaveta Rebrova UCLA ---
Mon 21 Oct
Amandine Véber École Polytechnique Resource sharing with logarithmic weights
Mon 14 Oct
Jun Yan Stanford Statistics Adapting to unknown noise distribution in matrix denoising
Mon 07 Oct
Georg Menz UCLA Ergodicity of the infinite swapping algorithm at low temperature
September 2019
Date/Time Speaker Affiliation Title
Mon 30 Sep
Reza Gheissari UC Berkeley Maximum height of low-temperature 3D Ising interfaces
Mon 23 Sep
Robin Pemantle University of Pennsylvania Recovering a message from a deletion/insertion channel