Probability Study Group

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Doob's h-transform: a few more examples

by Alex Bloemendal | University of Toronto
Time: 13:00 — 14:30  (Monday, May. 17, 2010)
Location: FI210, Fields Institute, 222 College St
Brownian motion conditioned never to exit a domain and the ground state of the Dirichlet Laplacian; Weyl chambers, the Vandermonde, and Dyson's Brownian motion; Polya's urn.

Dates in this series

· Monday, Feb. 08, 2010: Liouville Property, Amenability, Discrete Fractals and Automaton Groups (Gidi Amir)
· Monday, Feb. 22, 2010: Scaling Exponents for Directed Polymers in 1+1 Dimensions, Part III (Tom Alberts)
· Monday, Mar. 01, 2010: Scaling exponents for directed polymers in dimension 1+1, part III (Tom Alberts)
· Monday, Apr. 26, 2010: More details of Jeff Schenker's proof of eigenvector localization for band matrices (Ben Rifkind)
· Monday, May. 10, 2010: The Doob h-transform: theory and examples (Alex Bloemendal)
· Monday, May. 17, 2010: Doob's h-transform: a few more examples (Alex Bloemendal)
· Monday, Oct. 04, 2010: Sample Path Properties of Stochastic Flows (Dima Dolgopyat)
· Monday, Oct. 18, 2010: Sample Path Properties of Stochastic Flows, Part II (Dima Dolgopyat)
· Monday, Oct. 25, 2010: Sample Path Properties of Stochastic Flows, Part III (Dima Dolgopyat)
· Friday, Jul. 29, 2011: SLE in multiply connected domains (Gregory F. Lawler)
· Friday, Dec. 02, 2011: A model of migration under constraints (Raoul Normand)
· Friday, Jan. 20, 2012: Local Limit Theorem for Random Walks on Free Groups (Andrew Stewart)
· Friday, Feb. 03, 2012: The Law of the Iterated Logarithm (Eric Hart)
· Friday, Mar. 16, 2012: Random matrices: Getting inside the bulk! (Van Vu)
· Friday, Mar. 30, 2012: A Brief Introduction to Compressed Sensing (Kai Yang)
· Friday, Apr. 13, 2012: The Minimum Cost of a Random Assignment (Mustazee Rahman)
· Tuesday, May. 01, 2012: An Introduction to the Dirichlet Process (Tom Alberts)