Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

A Newton Institute Workshop

Random Walks in Random Environment

17 Aug - 23 Aug 2003

Timetable:

List of participants


Monday 18 August

08.15-09.00 Registration

09.00-09.45 M Barlow (British Columbia)

Random walks on percolation clusters  More info

10.00-10.45 I Sinai (Princeton)

Probabilistic aspects of the 3x+1 problem

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.15 N Berger (California)

Biased random walk on percolation clusters  More info

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.00-14.45 B Derrida (ENS, Paris)

Universal probability distributions of the free energy of directed
polymers in a random medium  More info

15.00-15.30 Tea

15.30-16.15 SA Molchanov (North Carolina)

Non-stationary Anderson models and their applications  More info

18.00-18.45 Wine & Beer Reception

18.45-19.30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only)


Tuesday 19 August

09.00-09.45 C Boldrighini (Rome)

Random walks in space-time random environments

10.00-10.45 F Rassoul-Agha (Ohio State)

Large deviations for random walks in a mixing random environment, and
other (non-Markov) random walks  More info

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.15 T Komorovski (Maria Curie Sklodowski)

Invariant measures for passive tracer dynamics  More info

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.00-14.45 I Benjamini (Weizmann)

Few random walks problems

15.00-15.30 Tea

15.30-16.15 M Zerner (Stanford)

On excited random walks in random and non-random media  More info

16.30-17.15 S Whittington (Toronto)

Polymer adsorption - random copolymers and random surfaces  More info

18.45-19.30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only)


Wednesday 20 August

09.00-09.45 FM Comets (Paris)

Brownian directed polymers in randmom environment  More info

10.00-10.45 N Yoshida (Kyoto)

Localisation transition of friendly walkers

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.15 PJD Carmona (Nantes)

Fluctuation exponents and large deviations for directed polymers in a
random environment

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.00-14.45 O Zeitouni (Minnesota/Technion)

Modified regeneration times for RWRE

15.00-15.30 Tea

15.30-16.15 I Goldsheid (QMUL)

Lingering random walks in dimension one

16.30-17.15 F Merkl (Leiden)

Random Schroedinger operators with scaled Gibbsian potentials  More info

20.00- . Conference Dinner at Magdalene College  More info


Thursday 21 August

09.00-09.45 V Sidoravicius (Rio de Janeiro)

Percolation in dependent environment

10.00-10.45 S Volkov (Bristol)

Some proofs for Vertex-reinforced jump processes ("Werner Walks")  More info

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.15 H Matzinger (Bielefeld)

Recovering information from a randomly mixed up message-text

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.00-14.45 F ~den Hollander (Eurandom)

Intermittency in a catalytic random medium

15.00-15.30 Tea

15.30-16.15 P Matthieu (CMI)

Decay of the return probability for symmetric RWRE

16.30-17.15 JG Conlon (Michigan)

Homogenisation of random walk in asymmetric random environment  More info

18.45-19.30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only)


Friday 22 August

09.00-09.45 B Hughes (Melbourne)

Stochastically evolving networks  More info

10.00-10.45 D Ioffe (Haifa)

Random walk representation and fluctuation theory of phase
separation lines  More info

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.15 N Gantert (Karlsruhe)

Spending its life at the bottom: the local time of recurrent RWRE

12.30-13.30 Lunch at Wolfson Court

14.00-14.45 T Delmotte (Toulouse)

Estimates for random walks in symmetric random environment applied
to stochastic interface

15.00-15.30 Tea

15.30-16.15 O Zaboronski (Warwick)

Survival probability of a test particle in a random vicious
environment  More info

16.30-17.15 H Kesten (Cornell)

Some particle systems with moving catalysts

18.45-19.30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only)



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