AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Saturday, May 6, 2006 00:24:07
2006 Spring Western Section Meeting
San Francisco, CA, April 2930, 2006 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1018
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Probability and Statistical Physics

Saturday April 29, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Probability and Statistical Physics, I
Room 329, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Marek Biskup, University of California Los Angeles biskup@math.ucla.edu
Noam Berger, California Institute of Technology and University of California Los Angeles berger@its.caltech.edu
Balint Virag, University of Toronto balint@math.toronto.edu

8:00 a.m.
The looperased random walk and the uniform spanning tree on the fourdimensional discrete torus.
Jason R. Schweinsberg*, University of California at San Diego
(10186063) 
9:00 a.m.
Commutation of SLEs.
Julien Dubedat*, Courant Institute
(101860167) 
9:30 a.m.
A Universality Result for Critical 2D Percolation.
Helen K. Lei*, Department of Mathematics, UCLA
L. Chayes, Department of Mathematics, UCLA
(101860166) 
10:00 a.m.
Neighboring clusters in Bernoulli percolation.
Adam Timar*, Indiana University/TU Graz
(10186086)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 29, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Statistical Physics, II
Room 329, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Marek Biskup, University of California Los Angeles biskup@math.ucla.edu
Noam Berger, California Institute of Technology and University of California Los Angeles berger@its.caltech.edu
Balint Virag, University of Toronto balint@math.toronto.edu

3:00 p.m.
Variational Bounds for the Random Energy Model.
Cristian Giardina, EURANDOM, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Shannon L. Starr*, University of California, Los Angeles
(10188280) 
4:00 p.m.
Almostsure invariance principles for random walk in random environment.
Firas RassoulAgha*, University of Utah
Timo Seppalainen, University of WisconsinMadison
(101860226) 
4:30 p.m.
Fluctuations around characteristics for some interacting particle systems.
M\'arton Bal\'azs, University of WisconsinMadison
Firas RassoulAgha, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University
Timo Sepp\"al\"ainen*, University of WisconsinMadison
(10186075)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 30, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Probability and Statistical Physics, III
Room 329, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Marek Biskup, University of California Los Angeles biskup@math.ucla.edu
Noam Berger, California Institute of Technology and University of California Los Angeles berger@its.caltech.edu
Balint Virag, University of Toronto balint@math.toronto.edu

8:00 a.m.
What slows mixing on (random) graphs.
Elchanan Mossel*, Statistcs, U.C. Berkeley
Dror Weitz, DIMACS
Nick Wormald, Waterloo
(101860219) 
9:00 a.m.
On the Solutionspace Geometry of Random Constraint Satisfaction Problems.
Dimitris Achlioptas*, Department of Computer Science, University of California Santa Cruz
Federico RicciTersenghi, Department of Physics, University of Rome La Sapienza
(101860215) 
10:00 a.m.
Localization of favorite points for diffusion in random environment.
Dimitris Cheliotis*, University of Toronto
(101860223)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 30, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Statistical Physics, IV
Room 329, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Marek Biskup, University of California Los Angeles biskup@math.ucla.edu
Noam Berger, California Institute of Technology and University of California Los Angeles berger@its.caltech.edu
Balint Virag, University of Toronto balint@math.toronto.edu

3:00 p.m.
Zeroes of random analytic functions.
Manjunath Krishnapur*, Department of Statistics, U C Berkeley
(101860149) 
3:30 p.m.
Large deviations for analytic functions with diffusing coefficients.
J. Ben Hough*, U.C. Berkeley
(101860211) 
4:10 p.m.
Statistical physics, computer simulation and probability.
Raissa M D'Souza*, University of California, Davis
(101882171) 
5:10 p.m.
Corner percolation and related models on planar lattices.
G\'abor Pete*, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
(101860259)

3:00 p.m.