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Some recent results on random walks in random environment


Speaker: Prof. Martin Zerner, Stanford University
Location: 593 Kerr
Start time: Thu, Jun 6 2002, 3:10PM

Random walks in random environments (RWRE), processes where a randomly chosen transition probability is assigned to each lattice point, have been introduced in the multi-dimensional setting by S.A. Kalikow in 1981. We will review the current status of four problems which he posed and present in greater detail a 0-1-law for the asymptotic direction of planar RWRE.