Lorentz Center - Extreme Value Statistics in Mathematics, Physics and Beyond from 4 Jul 2011 through 8 Jul 2011
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    Extreme Value Statistics in Mathematics, Physics and Beyond
    from 4 Jul 2011 through 8 Jul 2011

 

Program

 

Registration: 3rd floor Oort building

Plenary lectures: are on the 2nd floor of the Huygens building, room 20. Duration 35 minutes including 5 minutes discussion

Discussions: informal, in groups, plenary

 

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Monday 4 July 2011

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09:00 - 10:00     Registration and coffee

 

10:00 - 10:15     Welcome by Lorentz Center manager Mieke Schutte

10:15 - 10:20     Welcome by Scientific Co-Organizer Frank den Hollander

 

10:20 - 10:55     Martin Evans: Real Space Condensation and Extreme Value

                            Statistics

11:00 - 11:35     Alberto Rosso: Extremes in log-correlated variables

11:40 - 12:15     Satya Majumdar: Random Convex Hulls and Extreme Value

                            Statistics

 

12:15 - 15:00     Lunch @ Gorlaeus Restaurant

                            Informal discussions

 

15:00 - 15:35     Zoltan Racz: Order statistics and applications to astrophysics

15:40 - 16:15     Stephane Colombi: Extreme value statistics of smooth random

                            Gaussian fields and applications to cosmology

 

16:30 -                Wine and Cheese party @ the common room

 

 

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Tuesday 5 July 2011

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09:00 - 09:35     Jean-Marc Azais: Non-asymptotic bounds for the  tail  of the

                            maximum of random fields

09:40 - 10:15     Zdzislaw Burda: Monte Carlo analysis of Extreme Value Statistics

                            for massless scalar fields

 

10:20 - 10:50     Coffee/tea break    

 

10:50 - 11:25     Pierre Le Doussal: Universal statistics for directed polymers and

                            KPZ equation from replica Bethe Ansatz.

11:30 - 12:05     Victor Dotsenko: Replica Bethe ansatz solution for one-dimensional

                            directed polymers

 

12:10 - 14:00     Lunch @ Gorlaeus Restaurant

                            Informal discussions

 

14:00 - 15:30     Time to work on joint projects - 6 meeting rooms are available

15:30 - 16:05     Anton Klymovskiy: High-dimensional Gaussian random fields

                            with isotropic increments seen through spin glasses

16:10 - 16:45     Celine Nadal: Maximal eigenvalue of a Gaussian random matrix:

                            large deviation and  Tracy-Widom

16:50 - 17:25     Pierpaolo Vivo: How many eigenvalues of a Gaussian matrix are

                            positive?

 

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Wednesday 6 July 2011

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09:00 - 09:35     Wolfgang Koenig: Eigenvalue order statistics for the heat

                            equation with random potential

09:40 - 10:15     Gregory Schehr: Extreme statistics of vicious walkers: from random

                            matrices to Yang-Mills theory

 

10:20 - 10:50     Coffee/tea break    

 

10:50 - 12:00     Structured discussions in 5 task groups:

                            1) Extreme value and record statistics of fractional Brownian motion

                            2) Extreme distributions in nature

                            3) Extreme value statistics and theory of random matrices and operators

                            4) Extreme distributions on partitions

                            5) Models of stochastic growth and extreme values

                            Moderators: tbd

 

12:10 - 14:00     Lunch @ Gorlaeus Restaurant

                           

14:00 - 16:00     Round table on “Hot topics in EVS”

 

16:00 - 16:30     Bus transfer to Haven Leiden

16:30 - 20:30     Boat trip and workshop dinner @ Groene Hart Cruises (Kaag Lakes)

20:30 - 21:00     Bus transfer to train station, hotel and Lorentz Center

 

 

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Thursday 7 July 2011

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09:00 - 09:35     Kostya Khanin: Intermediate disorder regime for directed polymers

09:40 - 10:15     Bernard Derrida: Statistics at the tip of a branching random walk 

                            and simple models of evolution with selection

 

10:20 - 10:50     Coffee/tea break

 

10:50 - 11:25     Nicola Kistler: The extremal process of branching brownian motion

11:30 - 12:05     Andrei Sobolevski: Cracks in 1+1 ballistic deposition and

                            discrete shocks in Burgers–type equations

 

12:10 - 15:00     Lunch @ Gorlaeus Restaurant

                            Informal discussions

 

15:00 - 15:35     Joachim Krug: Record statistics beyond the standard model

15:40 - 16:05     Jasper Franke: Correlations between record events in sequences of

                            random variables with a linear trend

 

16:10 - 16:40     Coffee/tea break

 

16:40 - 17:15     Gregor Wergen: Record statistics for biased random walks, with an

                            application to financial data

 

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Friday 8 July 2011

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09:00 - 09:35     Alexandre Rybko:  Spontaneous Resonances and the Coherent

                            States of Queuing Networks

09:40 - 10:15     Juerg Huesler: The sets of high excursions of Gaussian processes

 

10:20 - 10:50     Coffee/tea break    

 

10:50 - 12:00     Plenary discussion on the development of EVS, and perpectives

                            of future collaboration

 

12:10 - 14:00     Lunch @ Gorlaeus Restaurant

                            Informal discussions

 

14:00 - 14:35     Eric Cator: Last Passage Percolation on a compound Poisson

                            process

14:40 - 15:15     Aernout van Enter: Bootstrap Percolation, the role of anisotropy

 

15:20 - 15:35     Summary and closing by Scientific Co-Organizer Senya Shlosman

 

15:40                  Coffee/tea, farewell

 

 

===end of workshop===

 



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