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Reading group on Branching Markov processes

This reading group takes place on Tuesdays of Term 2, 10am - 12pm in MB2.22.

The following is a rough schedule for the course. If you would like to present a topic, please email Emma Horton or Alastair Crossley.

Some notation that will be used throughout the course can be found hereLink opens in a new window.

Date Speaker Topic Corresponding book chapter
23 Jan Alastair Crossley

Introduction to branching Markov processes and evolution semigroupsLink opens in a new window

8.1-8.4
6 Feb Emma Horton Criticality and stability propertiesLink opens in a new window 2.5, 2.6, Ch 4, 8.5
13 Feb Victor Rivero Martingales and the spine decompositionLink opens in a new window 11.1, 11.2, 12.1
20 Feb Terence Tsui Moment asymptotics 5.1-5.4, Ch 9
27 Feb Huijuan Li Survival at criticality Ch 10, 11.3
5 Mar TBC Skeleton decomposition 11.3-11.5
12 Mar Christopher Dean

Strong law of large number and central limit

theorems

Ch 12