Schedule Sep 11, 2006
Random Planar Curves and the Schramm-Loewner Evolution
Prof. Greg Lawler, University of Chicago

Together with Oded Schramm and Wendelin Werner, Greg Lawler wrote many of the foundational papers on the Schramm-Loewner evolution, for which Werner was awarded the Fields Medal (the most prestigious prize in mathematics) this year. Lawler will give an elementary pedagogical introduction to this work.

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