401-4597-67L  Random Walks on Transitive Graphs

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersV. Tassion
Periodicitynon-recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


401-4597-67 VRandom Walks on Transitive Graphs2 hrs
Tue10-12HG E 33.3 »
V. Tassion

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AbstractIn this course, we will present modern topics at the interface between probability and geometric group theory. We will be mainly focused on the random walk, and discuss its behavior depending on the geometric properties of the underlying graph.
Prerequisites / Notice- Probability Theory.
- Basic properties of Markov Chains.
- No prerequisite on group theory, all the background will be introduced in class.

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersV. Tassion
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Admission requirementBecause there is a big overlap with the course unit 401-4597-67L Probability on Transitive Graphs offered in the Autumn Semester 2017, students who got credits for the former course unit cannot get credits again.
Mode of examinationoral 20 minutes
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Doctoral Department of MathematicsGraduate SchoolWInformation
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