biologie algorithmique, informatique théorique, probabilités, physique statistique Discrete Random Walks: Theory
and Applications in Combinatorics, 
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Institut Henri Poincaré 11, rue Pierre et Marie Curie Paris, France (map) 
After a more or less random walk on the web, you reached the
website of the conference "Discrete Random Walks 2003".
This conference (this
is its first edition) will hold in Paris 15 September 2003.
Proceedings are now available online
(final DMTCS version) DRW2003: Scope of the conference Scientific committee

Organizing committee


All the lectures hold in the "Hermite Lecture Hall", Institut Henri Poincaré (map). All the invited talks last one hour. All the other talks are slots of 30 minutes: 25 min of talk + few minutes of questions and a short break before the next talk.
Monday, September 1
09:30  10:00
Opening
10:00  11:00
Gordon Slade: Scaling
Limits and SuperBrownian Motion [.pdf]
11:00  11:30 Coffee break
11:30  12:00
Omer Angel:
Random walks with cyclic time and random infinite permutations [.pdf]
12:00  12:30
Pierre Nicodème:
qgram analysis and urn models [.pdf]
12:30  14:30 Lunch time
14:30  15:00 Yaoban Chan &
Anthony J. Guttmann:
Some results for directed lattice walkers in a strip [.pdf]
15:00  15:30
Saibal Mitra & Bernard Nienhuis:
Osculating Random Walks on Cylinders [.pdf]
15:30  16:00
Tea o'clock
16:00  16:30
Serguei Popov:
Frogs and some other interacting random walks models [.pdf]
16:30  17:00
Marina Vachkovskaia
(with Luiz Renato G. Fontes & Anatoli Yambartsev): Entropic repulsion on a rarefied wall [.pdf]
Tuesday, September 2
09:30  10:30 Yuval Peres:
Evolving sets, mixing and heat kernel bounds [.pdf]
10:30  11:00 Coffee break
11:00  11:30
Dayue Chen
(with Yuval Peres): The Speed of Simple Random Walk and Anchored Expansion in
Percolation Clusters: an Overview [.pdf]
11:30  12:00
Anders Karlsson:
Some remarks on harmonic functions on homogeneous infinite graphs [.pdf]
12:00  12:30
Andras Telcs:
The volume and time comparison principle and transition probability estimates for random walks [.pdf]
12:30  14:30 Lunch time
14:30  15:00
Michel Nguyen The:
Area of Brownian Motion with Generatingfunctionology [.pdf]
15:00  15:30
Donatela Merlini:
Generating functions for the area below some lattice paths [.pdf]
15:30  16:00
Tea o'clock
16:00  17:30
Announcements of the
conferences: Algorithms, Trees, Combinatorics & Probabilities and Richard Stanley 60's birthday meeting, Open problem session, Informal presentation of new results...
20:00
Conference Dinner: Restaurant "Au moulin vert" (location)
Wednesday, September 3
09:30  10:30
Ira Gessel:
Combinatorial methods in lattice path enumeration [.pdf]
10:30  11:00 Coffee break
11:00  11:30
Michael Drmota:
Discrete random walks on onesided periodic graphs [.pdf]
11:30  12:00
Alois Panholzer:
Noncrossing trees revisited: cutting down and spanning subtrees [.pdf]
12:00  12:30
Guy Louchard:
The number of distinct part sizes of some multiplicity in compositions of an integer. An
asymptotic analysis [.pdf]
12:30  14:00 Lunch time
14:00  15:00
Richard Durrett:
Rigorous result for the CHKNS random graph model [.pdf]
15:00  15:30
Nathanael Berestycki (with Richard Durrett): A phase transition in the random transposition random walk [.pdf]
15:30  17:30 Tea o'clock & Poster Session:
Thursday, September 4
09:45  10:45
Mark Jerrum:
Decomposition techniques for rapid mixing [.pdf]
10:45  11:15 Coffee break
11:15  11:45
David Gamarnik:
Linear Phase Transition in Random Linear Constraint Satisfaction Problems [.pdf]
11:45  12:15
Moez Draief (with Jean Mairesse
& Neil O'Connell): Joint Burke's Theorem and RSK Representation for a Queue and a Store [.pdf]
12:15  14:00 Lunch time
14:00  19:00
Random walk through Paris (including a visit of the Museum "Le Louvre", 15h3017h)
Friday, September 5
09:30  10:30
Philippe Marchal: Constructing a sequence of random walks strongly converging to
Brownian motion [.pdf]
10:30  11:00 Coffee break
11:00  11:30
James B. Martin:
Reconstruction Thresholds on Regular Trees [.pdf]
11:30  12:00
Endre Csaki & Yueyun Hu:
Lengths and heights of random walk excursions [.pdf]
12:00  13:00
David Wilson: Conformal Radii of Loop Models [.pdf]
13:00  ad lib Conference closure
Contact: Cyril Banderier at inria.fr