Focussed meeting: the shape of branching random walk and related topics: July 9-11, 2012

Organizers: Ecaterina Sava and Wolfgang Woess
Department of Mathematical Structure theory (Math C)


  • Daniela Bertacchi (Milan)
  • Elisabetta Candellero (Graz)
  • Konrad Kolesko (Wroclaw)
  • Steve Lalley (Chicago)
  • Francois Ledrappier (Paris)
  • Sebastian Müller (Marseille)
  • Maura Salvatori (Milan)
  • Fabio Zucca (Milan)

Program of the workshop, including abstracts: PDF FILE

Where and when

  • Date: July 9-10-11, 2012
  • Place: Lecture Hall C307, Steyrergasse 30/III

Program of the workshop

Monday, July 9, 2012

  • 1000-1045: Maura Salvatori (Milan)
    Title: Harmonic functions and Brownian motion on $\mathrm{Sol}(p,q)$.
  • 1045-1100: Coffee and tea break
  • 1400-1600: Elisabetta Candellero (Tu Graz): Ph.D defence
    Title: Limit behaviors for random walks and branching random walks on some products of groups

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

  • 0930-1015: Fabio Zucca (Milan)
    Title: Can frogs survive locally?
  • 1015-1030: Coffee and tea break
  • 1030-1115: Steve Lalley (Chicago)
    Title: Branching Brownian Motion and Branching Random Walk in Dimension 1: Supercritical and Critical
  • 1430-1515: Daniela Bertacchi (Milan)
    Title: Contact and voter processes on the infinite percolation cluster
  • 1515-1530: Coffee and tea break
  • 1530-1615: Sebastian Müller (Marseille)
    Title: Branching random walks on groups - some soft proofs

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

  • 0930-1015: Francois Ledrappier (Paris)
    Title: Regularity of the entropy for some random walks
  • 1015-1030: Coffee and tea break
  • 1030-1115: Konrad Kolesko (Wroclaw)
    Title: Inhomogeneous smoothing transform in the critical case

1900-0000: Glöckl Bräu Graz (no talk)

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