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2002 AMS and MAA Spring Southeastern Section Meetings
Atlanta, GA, March 810, 2002
Meeting #975
Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS
bryant@math.fsu.edu
Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics

Friday March 8, 2002, 2:10 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics, I
Room 113, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Russell D. Lyons, Georgia Institute of Technology rdlyons@math.gatech.edu
Prasad V. Tetali, Georgia Institute of Technology tetali@math.gatech.edu

2:10 p.m.
Perfect matchings in random graphs with prescribed minimal degree.
Alan M Frieze*, Carnegie Mellon University
Boris G Pittel, Ohio State University
(97560144)

3:10 p.m.
Pseudorandom graphs.
Michael Krivelevich*, Tel Aviv University
(97505216)

4:10 p.m.
On Avoiding A Giant Component.
Tom Bohman*, Carnegie Mellon University
Alan Frieze, Carnegie Mellon University
Nicholas Wormald, University of Melbourne
(97505332)

4:40 p.m.
Divide and Conquer Martingales.
Van H. Vu*, Department of Mathmatics, UCSD
(97505126)

Saturday March 9, 2002, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics, II
Room 113, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Russell D. Lyons, Georgia Institute of Technology rdlyons@math.gatech.edu
Prasad V. Tetali, Georgia Institute of Technology tetali@math.gatech.edu

8:00 a.m.
Dominos and hyperbolic polyhedra.
Richard W Kenyon*, CNRS
(9758299)

8:55 a.m.
Break.

10:15 a.m.
Adaptive Intersection and tThreshold Problems.
Claire Kenyon*, U. ParisOrsay
Jeremy Barbay, U. ParisOrsay
(97568424)

11:15 a.m.
Urn models and cooled Brownian motion.
Robin Pemantle*, Ohio State University
(97560222)

Saturday March 9, 2002, 3:05 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics, III
Room 113, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Russell D. Lyons, Georgia Institute of Technology rdlyons@math.gatech.edu
Prasad V. Tetali, Georgia Institute of Technology tetali@math.gatech.edu

3:05 p.m.
Knockin' 'em Down, One After Another.
James Allen Fill*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University
David Bruce Wilson, Theory Group, Microsoft Research
(97560375)

4:05 p.m.
Anatomy of a permutation.
Andrew Granville*, University of Georgia
(97505378)

4:35 p.m.
Two questions on coins with unknown bias.
Yuval Peres*, University of California, Berkeley
(97560418)

5:35 p.m.
On the meeting point for random spanning trees.
Philippe Marchal*, CNRS and Georgia Tech
(97560276)

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics, IV
Room 113, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Russell D. Lyons, Georgia Institute of Technology rdlyons@math.gatech.edu
Prasad V. Tetali, Georgia Institute of Technology tetali@math.gatech.edu

10:10 a.m.
A Markov Random Field Model of Multicasting.
Kavita Ramanan*, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
Ilze Ziedins, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Anirvan Sengupta, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
Partha Mitra, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
(97500274)

10:40 a.m.
Mixing time for biased card shuffling.
Itai Benjamini, Weitzmann institute
Noam Beger, U.C Berkeley
Chris Hoffman, University of Washington
Elchanan Mossel*, Microsoft Research
(97560203)

11:10 a.m.
A new, probabilistic approach for heat kernel bounds.
Ben Morris*, University of California, Berkeley
(97560341)

11:40 a.m.
Decomposition, Swapping and MeanField Models.
Dana Randall*, Georgia Tech
(97560358)
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