15th Annual Applied Probability Day


In Memoriam: Christopher C. Heyde (1939 – 2008)

Saturday, June 28th, 2008 

Columbia University, New York City 
(Location: Room 303 in S.W. Mudd Building)


Five (5) Speakers include:

David Pollard, Yale University, USA
Random chromatic numbers, some statistical folklore, and some puzzling inequalities

Søren Asmussen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Failure probabilities for checkpointing and parallel computing

Steve Kou, Columbia University, USA
The Recent Financial Turmoil and Related Financial Engineering Research Problems

J. Michael Steele, Wharton School, USA
Martingale Markets

Sidney Resnick, Cornell University, USA
Multivariate regular variation on 3 cones yields three theories


10:00 –  10:15AM  Opening remarks, Karl Sigman, Director of CAP
10:15 –  11:00AM David Pollard
11:00 –  11:45AM  Sidney Resnick
11:45 –  12:00PM  Comments  about Chris Heyde from his Colleagues
12:00 –  1:30PM Lunch
1:30  –  2:15PM Søren Asmussen
2:15 –  3:00PM J. Michael Steele
3:00 –  3:30PM Coffee Break
3:30 –  3:45PM Comments about Chris Heyde from his Colleagues
3:45 –  4:30PM Steve Kou
6:00 – 8:00PM  Reception  

We particularly warmly welcome all of those who remember Chris C. Heyde; his students, his colleagues and his friends. 
To Register:
REGISTRATION IS FREE, all are very welcome; 
but please email manny@ieor.columbia.edu to let us know that you plan to attend.

Applied Probability Day (APD) first took place in April 1992 at Columbia University as a one-day international event and has been successfully repeated annually since. It traditionally takes place on a Friday 9:00am-6:00pm, but this year it will be on a Saturday.

For inquiries: 
sigman@ieor.columbia.edu (Karl Sigman)

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