Loop-Erased Random Walk

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS SEMINAR
Topic:Loop-Erased Random Walk
Speaker:Gady Kozma
Affiliation:IAS
Date:Monday, January 23
Time/Room:2:00pm - 3:00pm/S-101

We will discuss this model of a random simple path and its connection to spanning trees, matrix formulas, the Potts model and SLE. Time permitting, we shall discuss the proof the it has a scaling limit in three dimensions. No prior knowledge will be assumed.