Monday May 10th, 2004 

Columbia University, New York City 
(Location: Interschool Lab, 7th Floor of CEPSR (Shapiro Engineering Center)) 


8:30-9:00          Coffee and Danish

9:00-9:15          Opening Remarks: Chris C. Heyde, Director of CAP

9:15-10:00        Assaf Naor (Microsoft Research) 
                          Shannon's Problem on the Monotonicity of Entropy

10:00-10:45      Yuval Peres (UC Berkeley) 
                          A Stable Marriage of a Poisson Process and Lebesgue Measure

10:45-11:15      Coffee Break

11:15-12:00      Amir Dembo (Stanford University) 
                          Fractal geometry of simple random covering: late and favorite points

12:00-2:00        Lunch Break

2:00-2:45          Timo Seppalainen (University of Wisconsin) 
                          Inhomogeneities and the Hydrodynamic Limit of the Asymmetric Exclusion Process

2:45-3:30          Gennady Samorodnitsky (Cornell University) 
                          Measuring the Length of Memory in Infinite Variance Stable Processes

3:30-4:00          Coffee Break

4:00-4:45          Chris Heyde (Columbia University and Australia National University) 
                          The Zoo of Non-classical Limit Theorems - Species Yet to be Classified

4:45-6:00          Wine and Cheese Reception 


REGISTRATION IS FREE, all are very welcome; 
but please email 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 (although it is on a Monday this year), 9:00am-6:00pm, leaving the weekend free for visitors to enjoy the many attractions of New York City.

Directions and parking information 

For inquiries: (Chris Heyde, Director of CAP) (Karl Sigman, Secretary of CAP)

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