Probability Seminar: Gordon Slade

  • Date: 02/25/2015
  • Time: 15:10
Lecturer(s):
Gordon Slade, University of British Columbia
Location: 

University of British Columbia

Topic: 

A new proof of the sharpness of the percolation phase transition

Description: 

The sharpness of the percolation phase transition, which is a crucial and much cited element of the theory, was first proved independently by Menshikov in 1986 and by Aizenman and Barsky in 1987. On February 11, 2015, a remarkable new proof was posted on arXiv by Duminil-Copin and Tassion.  I will describe their proof, which is completed in two pages, in its entirety.

Other Information: 

Location: ESB 2012