Billingsley Lectures on Probability

Proudly presented by the Departments of Statistics and Mathematics in honor of Patrick Billingsley

LECTURE 10: Thursday, May 18, 2023

Russell Lyons, Department of Mathematics, Indiana University

LECTURE 9: Thursday, May 5, 2022

Fredrik Viklund, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm Sweden
"Interface dynamics and conformal maps"

LECTURE 8: Thursday, April 23, 2020  Cancelled

Alexei Borodin, Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

LECTURE 7: Thursday, November 8, 2018

Allan Sly, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
"Phase Transitions of Random Constraint Satisfaction Problems"

LECTURE 6: Thursday, October 5, 2017

Yuval Peres, Theory Group, Microsoft Research, Redmond
"Gravitational Allocation to Uniform Points on the Sphere"

LECTURE 5: Thursday, October 6, 2016

Jean-Francois Le Gall, University Paris-Sud Orsay
"Random Planar Geometry"

LECTURE 4: Thursday, April 16, 2015

Wendelin Werner, Department of Mathematics, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
"Random Phenomena and Conformal Invariance Within Fractal Gaskets"

LECTURE 3: Thursday, May 29, 2014

Scott Sheffield, Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Snowflakes, Slot Machines, Chinese Dragons, and QLE"

LECTURE 2: Thursday, May 2, 2013

Persi Diaconis, Mary V. Sunseri Professor of Statistics and Mathematics, Stanford University
"On Coincidences"

LECTURE 1: Thursday, May 31, 2012

S. R. S. Varadhan, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University
"Large Deviations with Applications to  Random Matrices and Random Graphs"

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