
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, finitesize 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 superBrownian 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, finitesize 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 superBrownian 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
Selfavoiding 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. SaintAubin, 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 twovariable scaling in polymer models and beyond
I 
4:00  4:30 
Coffee Break 
4:30  5:30 
M. BousquetMélou, 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. SaintAubin,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 2dimensional 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 2dimensional geometrical problems I 
4:00  4:30 
Coffee Break 
4:30  5:30 
T. Spencer, Institute for Advanced Study
A path integral approach to 2dimensional percolation I 
Saturday August 29, 1998
9:00  10:00 
A. Owczarek, University of Melbourne
Mathematical aspects of twovariable scaling in polymer models and beyond
II 
10:00  11:00 
M. BousquetMelou, 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 2dimensional 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 2dimensional geometrical problems II 
4:00  4:30 
Coffee Break 
4:30  5:30 
T. Spencer, Institute for Advanced Study
A path integral approach to 2dimensional percolation II 

