AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:10:44
2002 Fall Central Section Meeting
Madison, WI, October 1213, 2002
Meeting #980
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Probability

Saturday October 12, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Probability, I
Room B313, Van Vleck Hall
Organizers:
David Griffeath, University of WisconsinMadison griffeat@math.wisc.edu
Timo Seppalainen, University of WisconsinMadison seppalai@math.wisc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Some rigorous results for the NK model.
Vlada Limic*, University of British Columbia
(9806098) 
10:00 a.m.
Scaling Limit for a FlemingViot Type System.
Ilie Grigorescu*, University of Miami
Min Kang, North Carolina State University
(98060226)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 12, 2002, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Probability, II
Room B313, Van Vleck Hall
Organizers:
David Griffeath, University of WisconsinMadison griffeat@math.wisc.edu
Timo Seppalainen, University of WisconsinMadison seppalai@math.wisc.edu

2:00 p.m.
Approximating the effect of advantageous mutations by coalescents with multiple collisions.
Jason R. Schweinsberg*, Cornell University
Rick Durrett, Cornell University
(9809225) 
3:00 p.m.
Maxplus linearity for growth models.
Min Kang*, North Carolina State University
Ilie Grigorescu, University of Miami
(98060227) 
4:00 p.m.
Large Deviations of the Asymmetric Exclusion Process.
Leif H. Jensen*, Columbia University
(98060293)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday October 13, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Probability, III
Room B313, Van Vleck Hall
Organizers:
David Griffeath, University of WisconsinMadison griffeat@math.wisc.edu
Timo Seppalainen, University of WisconsinMadison seppalai@math.wisc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Refinement of Wigner semicircle law in a neighborhood of the spectrum edge for random symmetric matrices with distribution of matrix elements decaying polynomially at infinity.
Anastasia A Ruzmaikina*, Purdue University
(9806083) 
10:00 a.m.
The Fluid Limit of an Overloaded Processor Sharing Queue.
Amber L. Puha*, Cal State San Marcos
Alexander L. Stolyar, Bell Laboratories
Ruth J. Williams, UCSD
(98060146)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 13, 2002, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Probability, IV
Room B313, Van Vleck Hall
Organizers:
David Griffeath, University of WisconsinMadison griffeat@math.wisc.edu
Timo Seppalainen, University of WisconsinMadison seppalai@math.wisc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Continuous Processes Have Gaussian Short Term Behavior.
Masanori Hino, Kyoto University
Jose Ramirez*, Cornell University
(98060153) 
4:00 p.m.
A martingale proof of Dobrushin's theorem for nonhomogeneous Markov chains.
Sunder Sethuraman*, Iowa State University
S.R.S. Varadhan, Courant Institute
(98060214) 
5:00 p.m.
Remarks on the homogenization of stochastic HamiltonJacobi equations.
Elena Kosygina*, Baruch College  CUNY
Fraydoun Rezakhanlou, University of California, Berkeley
(98060174)

3:00 p.m.