Northwest Probability Seminar 2010

  • Date: 10/16/2010

Allan Sly (Microsoft Research)

Edward Waymire (Oregon State)

Jean-François Le Gall (Université Paris-Sud, Orsay and Institut Universitaire de France)

Gordon Slade (University of British Columbia)

Włodzimierz Bryc (University of Cincinnati)


Redmond, Washington, USA


This is the 12th Northwest Probability Seminar, a one-day mini-conference organized by the University of Washington, the Oregon State University, the University of British Columbia, the University of Oregon, and the Theory Group at Microsoft Research. This year the conference is being hosted at Microsoft. There is no registration fee. Participants are requested to email in advance so that adequate food may be arranged for and so that wireless access can be provided. Breakfast, lunch, and coffee will be free.


The Birnbaum Lecture in Probability will be given by Jean-François Le Gall (Université Paris-Sud, Orsay and Institut Universitaire de France). [Past Birnbaum speakers] The other speakers will be Włodzimierz Bryc (U Cincinnati), Gordon Slade (U British Columbia), and Allan Sly (Microsoft Research), and Edward Waymire (Oregon State U).


The Scientific Committee for the 12th NW Probability Seminar (2010) consists of Martin Barlow (U British Columbia), Chris Burdzy (U Washington), Zhen-Qing Chen (U Washington), Yevgeniy Kovchegov (Oregon State U), David Levin (U Oregon), and Yuval Peres (Microsoft).

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The talks will take place in Building 99 at Microsoft. Parking at
Microsoft is free.

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