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Fall 2014 Ritt Lectures by Professor Alain-Sol Sznitman

The Fall 2014 Ritt Lectures by Prof. Alain-Sol Sznitman (ETH, Zurich) will take place on Monday, December 15, 2014 & Tuesday, December 16, 2014.

Prof. Alain-Sol Sznitman will deliver a two talk series titled:

“Disconnection, interlacements, and the Gaussian free field”

Abstract: Random interlacements offer a model for the local geometry left by random walks on large recurrent graphs, which are locally transient.
They have deep links to the Gaussian free field, and have been helpful in understanding certain disconnection problems involving random walks. In these two talks, which are aimed at a non-specialist audience, we will discuss some of these developments.

Monday, December 15, Tuesday December 16 2014 at 4:30 pm; Davis Auditorium,
412 Schapiro Center, CEPSR 530 West 120th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam)

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