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Department of Mathematical Sciences

Seminars

This week's seminars

Statistics Seminars: Finitely dependent colouring

Presented by Alexander Holroyd, University of Washington

25 June 2018 14:00 in CM301

Do local constraints demand global coordination? I'll address a
particularly simple formulation of this question: can the vertices of a
graph be assigned random colours in a stationary way, so that neighboring
colours always differ, but without long-range dependence? The quest to
answer this has led to the discovery of beautiful yet mysterious new
stochastic processes that seemingly have no right to exist.

Contact sunil.chhita@durham.ac.uk for more information

Research Seminars by Series

The research groups in the Department of Mathematical Sciences hold several seminar series in term time. Information on date, time and location are available here.

For information on previous years' seminars please see the seminar archives pages.