
Program in Probability and Its Applications
August 1998  June 1999
Organizing Committee
D. Dawson (Fields),
N. Madras (York) 
T. Salisbury (York)
G. Slade (McMaster) 
Program Committee
D. Dawson (Fields), G. Grimmett (Cambridge),
T. Lyons (Imperial), T. Kurtz (Wisconsin), N.
Madras (York), E. Perkins (U.B.C.), T. Salisbury
(York), G. Slade (McMaster), S.R.S. Varadhan (Courant)
Topics of Concentration
 August  December 1998
 Probability and Physics
 Probability and Communications
 January  June 1999
 Probability and Biology
 Probability and Finance
 The Fields Institute Distinguished Lecture Series will be given by
P.G. de Gennes (École Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles
de la Ville de Paris)
 "Branched Polymers and the Ariadne Length", Thursday October
1, 1998
 "Sand dunes: how they form, how they move", Thursday October
1, 1998 (public lecture)
 "From Rice to Snow: some problems of granular matter", Friday
October 2, 1998
 The Coxeter Lecture Series
will be given by
R. Durrett (Cornell University)
 DNA Repeat Sequences  May 11, 1999, 11:00  12:00 a.m.
 Stochastic Spatial Models  May 11, 1999, 3:004:00 p.m.
 Scaling limits of particle systems  May 12, 1999, 1:302:30
p.m.
 The Kolmogorov Lectures
 Fall 1998
 The Kolmogorov Lectures
 Winter 1999
 The Kolmogorov Lectures
 Spring 1999
 Weekly Lecture Schedule
Winter 1999

January 4: Brownian Motion with Applications with Prof. T.
Salisbury

January 8: Topics in Stochastic Analysis and the Mathematics
of Finance
Several lecturers (R.J. Elliott, T. Lyons, R. Norvaisa, D. Salopek)
will present segments of the course.
The course coordinator is D. Salopek.
To download the lecture notes from R.J. Elliott, click here and here
Probability MiniCourses:
February 23, March 16 and March 23:
Branching Measure Valued Processes and Interactions (1:004:00 pm)
May 17, 25 and 31:
Probabilistic Models in Population Genetics (1:004:00 pm)
The conference Seminar on Stochastic Processes 1999
will be held at the Fields Institute, March 1820, 1999.
McMaster University's Britton Lectures will be given by
David Brydges (Virginia), at McMaster on October 2023 1998, at
3:30 p.m. on each of the four days.
The CMS Winter
1998 Meeting on December 1315, 1998 at Queen's University will
have a Special session on Probability and Finance (Organized
by M. Csorgo)
Related Probability Sites
Cosponsor of the Probability program
The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences

