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Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
September 2223, 2012 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1082
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Special Session on Probability and Statistical Physics

Saturday September 22, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probability and Statistical Physics, I
Rm. 3159, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Wenbo Li, University of Delaware wli@math.udel.edu
Carl Mueller, University of Rochester
Shannon Starr, University of Rochester

Saturday September 22, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Statistical Physics, II
Rm. 3159, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Wenbo Li, University of Delaware wli@math.udel.edu
Carl Mueller, University of Rochester
Shannon Starr, University of Rochester

3:30 p.m.
Multiple points for the Brownian sheet in the critical case.
Carl E Mueller*, University of Rochester
Robert Dalang, EPFL Lausanne
(108260107)

4:00 p.m.
Forwardbackward Stochastic Differential Equations with Discontinuous Coefficients.
Jianfu Chen, HSBC
Jin Ma, University of Southern California
Hong Yin*, SUNY Brockport
(10826075)

4:30 p.m.
Power law random walks on nilpotent groups.
Laurent SaloffCoste*, Cornell University, Department of Mathematics
Tianyi Zheng, Cornell University, Department of Mathematics
(10826077)

5:00 p.m.
Random walks at random times.
Paul H Jung*, University of Alabama Birmingham
Greg Markowsky, Monash University
(10826091)

5:30 p.m.
How do heavy tails express themselves in random environment: weak weak limit theorems.
Jonathon Peterson, Purdue University
Gennady Samorodnitsky*, Cornell University
(10826067)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probability and Statistical Physics, III
Rm. 3159, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Wenbo Li, University of Delaware wli@math.udel.edu
Carl Mueller, University of Rochester
Shannon Starr, University of Rochester

8:30 a.m.
Inapproximability of the Partition Function for the Antiferromagnetic Ising and HardCore Models.
Andreas Galanis, Georgia Tech
Daniel Stefankovic*, University of Rochester
Eric Vigoda, Georgia Tech
(108260149)

9:00 a.m.
Fluctuation bounds for the Mallows measure.
Shannon L Starr*, University of Alabama, Birmingham
Meg Walters, University of Rochester
(10826058)

9:30 a.m.
Emptiness formation probability in the Heisenberg antiferromagnet.
Stephen Ng*, University of Rochester
Nicholas Crawford, The Technion
Shannon Starr, University of Alabama, Birmingham
(108282120)

10:00 a.m.
Bond Percolation on the nonp.c.f. Sierpinski gasket and the hexacarpet.
Derek Lougee, Cornell University
Benjamin Steinhurst*, Cornell University
(108260116)

10:30 a.m.
Ruin time for a class of general Lévy insurance risk processes.
Philip S Griffin*, Syracuse University
(10826064)
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