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Friday, November 5, 2021
12:30 AM
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381IU
Friday, November 5, 2021
12:00 PM
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zoom
Mohammed Abouzaid (Columbia University)

I will begin by briefly recalling the relationship between complex projective algebraic geometry and symplectic topology, which goes through Kaehler manifolds. I will then survey results from the end of the last century, largely due to Seidel and McDuff, about the symplectic topology of…

Friday, November 5, 2021
1:00 PM
Friday, November 5, 2021
3:00 PM
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Math 384-H
Friday, November 5, 2021
4:00 PM
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384-H
Persi Diaconis (Stanford)

Consider an infinite Erdös-Renyi graph indexed by {0,1,2,...}. A random walk proceeds as follows: from i, choose a neighbor j with probability proportional to 1/2^j. This walk has a stationary distribution and, starting from i, converges in log*(i) steps (necessary and…

Monday, November 8, 2021
12:30 PM
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TBD
Monday, November 8, 2021
12:30 PM
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Zoom
Brian Lawrence (UCLA)
Monday, November 8, 2021
4:00 PM
Monday, November 8, 2021
4:00 PM
Alice Guionnet (ENS Lyon/MSRI)
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
12:15 PM
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Math - 384I
TBA