THEMATIC PROGRAMS

October  2, 2014

Program in Probability and Its Applications

Workshop on Mathematical Physics of Polymers and Percolation
August 24 - 29, 1998

Preliminary Schedule of Talks

Monday, August 24, 1998

9:00 - 10:00 A. Pisztora, Carnegie Mellon University
The ordered phase of the random cluster model I
10:00 - 11:00 C. Borgs, Microsoft Research
Hyperscaling, finite-size scaling and scale invariance in percolation I
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 G. Slade, McMaster University
Lattice trees, percolation and super-Brownian motion I
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 F. den Hollander, University of Nijmegen
Random polymers I
3:00 - 4:00 G. Lawler, Duke University
Critical exponents and fractal properties of Brownian motion I
4:00 - 4:30 Coffee Break
4:30 - 5:30 A. Burchard Princeton University
Scaling limits for systems of random curves: construction, regularity and structure I

Tuesday August 25, 1998

9:00 - 10:00 A. Pisztora, Carnegie Mellon University
The ordered phase of the random cluster model II
10:00 - 11:00 J.T. Chayes, Microsoft Research and UCLA
Hyperscaling, finite-size scaling and scale invariance in percolation II
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Takashi Hara Tokyo Institute of Technology
Lattice trees, percolation and super-Brownian motion II
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 F. den Hollander, University of Nijmegen
Random polymers II
3:00 - 4:00 G. Lawler, Duke University
Critical exponents and fractal properties of Brownian motion II
4:00 - 4:30 Coffee Break
4:30 - 5:30 M. Aizenman, Princeton University
Scaling limits for systems of random curves: construction, regularity and structure II
5:30 - Reception

Wednesday August 26, 1998

9:00 - 10:00 A.J. Guttmann, University of Melbourne
Inversion relations, solved and unsolved problems in lattice statistics I
10:00 - 11:00 S.G. Whittington, University of Toronto
Self-avoiding walk models of regular and random copolymer adsorption
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - Free Time

Thursday August 27, 1998

9:00 - 10:00 A.J. Guttmann, University of Melbourne
Inversion relations, solved and unsolved problems in lattice statistics II
10:00 - 11:00 S.G. Whittington, University of Toronto
Entanglement complexity of lattice ribbons
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Y. Saint-Aubin, CRM, Université de Montréal
Finite models and conformal invariance for percolation and the Ising model I
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 E.J. Janse van Rensburg, York University
Collapse, adsorption and crumbling in trees, animals and surfaces I
3:00 - 4:00 A. Owczarek, University of Melbourne
Mathematical aspects of two-variable scaling in polymer models and beyond I
4:00 - 4:30 Coffee Break
4:30 - 5:30 M. Bousquet-Mélou, Université Bordeaux 1
Exact enumeration methods for convex polygons I

Friday August 28, 1998

9:00 - 10:00 E.J. Janse van Rensburg, York University
Collapse, adsorption and crumbling in trees, animals and surfaces II
10:00 - 11:00 Y. Saint-Aubin,CRM, Université de Montréal
Finite models and conformal invariance for percolation and the Ising model II
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 M. Batchelor, Australian National University
Exact Bethe Ansatz results for 2-dimensional polymer chains: Bulk and surface behaviour I
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 J. Cardy, Oxford University
Conformal field theory, the random cluster model, and percolation I
3:00 - 4:00 H. Saleur, University of Southern California
Supersymmetry in 2-dimensional geometrical problems I
4:00 - 4:30 Coffee Break
4:30 - 5:30 T. Spencer, Institute for Advanced Study
A path integral approach to 2-dimensional percolation I

Saturday August 29, 1998

9:00 - 10:00 A. Owczarek, University of Melbourne
Mathematical aspects of two-variable scaling in polymer models and beyond II
10:00 - 11:00 M. Bousquet-Melou, Université Bordeaux 1
Exact enumeration methods for convex polygons II
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 M. Batchelor, Australian National University
Exact Bethe Ansatz results for 2-dimensional polymer chains: Bulk and surface behaviour II
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 J. Cardy, Oxford University
Conformal field theory, the random cluster model, and percolation II
3:00 - 4:00 H. Saleur, University of Southern California
Supersymmetry in 2-dimensional geometrical problems II
4:00 - 4:30 Coffee Break
4:30 - 5:30 T. Spencer, Institute for Advanced Study
A path integral approach to 2-dimensional percolation II