An Isaac Newton Institute Workshop

First-Passage and Extreme Value Problems in Random Processes

First-Passage Problems in Systems with Many Degrees of Freedom

29th June 2006

Author: Bray, A (University of Manchester)


Recent progress in the study of first-passage problems in systems with many degrees of freedom will be reviewed, and open questions discussed. The systems considered include coarsening systems, fluctuating interfaces, and reaction-diffusion systems.