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Workshops & Seminars 2009

December

December 14-18, 2009 (RSS)
workshop Dynamic Random Environments

100-th EURANDOM workshop!

December 9, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., HG 9.41
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Shota Gugushvili, EURANDOM
Nonparametric inference for discretely sampled Lévy processes
Contact A. Di Bucchianico, Shota Gugushvili &
H. van Zanten

December 7, 2009, 15.45 h. , LG 1.105 (GEN)
Public Lecture EURANDOM Chair
Dilip Madan,
Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland College Park, USA
Capital Requirements, Acceptable Risks and Profits

December 3, 2009, 11.00-12.00 h., LG 1.110 (RSS)
Jesse Goodman from University British Columbia
Exponential growth of ponds in invasion percolation on regular trees

December 2, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., LG 1.105
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Contact A. Di Bucchianico, Shota Gugushvili &
H. van Zanten

November

November 25, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., HG 9.41
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Contact A. Di Bucchianico, Shota Gugushvili &
H. van Zanten

November 23-25, 2009 (QPA)
Conference NET-COOP 2009

November 19-21, 2009 (QPA)
YEQTIII "Scheduling and Resource Sharing in Queueing Networks"

November 18, 2009, 11.00-12.00 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Adam Wierman,Caltech, USA
Scheduling to balance energy and delay

November 11, 2009, 11.00-12.00 (different time), Diamantzaal, HG 9.42
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Yoichi Nishiyama, Osaka University
Asymptotic theory of semiparametric Z-estimators for stochastic processes with applications to ergodic diffusions and time series

November 10, 2009, 11.00-12.00 h., LG 1.105
Mitja Stadje, EURANDOM
Some glimpses of my life

November 5, 2008, 11.00-12.00 h., LG 1.105 (RSS)
Sander Dommers, Eindhoven University of Technology
Ising models on power-law random graphs

November 4, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., LG 1.105
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Michiel Hochstenbach, TU/e, Centre for Analysis, Scientific Computing and  Applications
Combining probability, statistics, and numerical methods: A probabilistic eigenvalue bound and several open questions.Contact A. Di Bucchianico, Shota Gugushvili & H. van Zanten

October

October 29-30, 2009 (MRM)
workshop Asset Backed Securities (on invitation only)
venue location EIB, Luxembourg)

October 29-30, 2009 (QPA)
workshop
Stochastic models for warehousing systems

October 27, 2009, 11.00-12.00 h., LG 1.105 (EPPS)
Paulo De Andrade Serra, EURANDOM
Forecasting, Fuzzy Inference Systems and M-Estimatio

October 14, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., LG 1.105
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Eduard Belitser, EURANDOM & UU
On oracle projection posterior rate and model selection
Contact A. Di Bucchianico, Shota Gugushvili &
H. van Zanten

October 13, 2009, 11.00-12.00 h., LG 1.105 (EPPS)
Ahmad Al Hanbali, EURANDOM
Queueing Models for Wireless Networks

October 9, 2009, 11.00-12.00 h., LG 1.105 (RSS)
Time changed to 14.00 h.
Marcelo R. Hilário, from IMPA - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fixation for Distributed Clustering Processes

October 5-7, 2009 (SIM) 
workshop YES-III (Young European Statisticians)
Paradigms of Model Choice

September

September 25, 11.00-12.00 h., LG 1.105 (RSS)
Eli Aidekon, Paris University Six
Random walks in random environment on trees

September 23, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., LG 1.105
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Haralambie Leahu , TU/e
Stochastic Gradient Estimation via Measure-Valued
Differentiation (MVD)
Contact A. Di Bucchianico & Shota Gugushvili  &
H. van Zanten

September 22, 12.30-13.30 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Bo Zhang, Georgia Institute of Technology
Refining square-root staffing for the Erlang A model

September 17, 2009, 16.00-17.00 h. Zwarte Doos, TU Eindhoven
Lois-lecture (III)
Prof Carlos Daganzo, UC Berkeley
Adaptive Control of Urban Tansportation Systems

September 16, 2009, 15.00-16.00 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Problem session - postponed
Maria Vlasiou,TU/e
Lindley-type connections between warehouding and independent sets in random graphs
Bert Zwart, UvA, CWI
Are symmetric queues only quasi-reversible or is there more to it?

September 15, 2009, 11.00-12.00 h., LG 1.105
Yoni Nazarathy EURANDOM (EPPS)
Interactive demonstrations with MATHEMATICA

September 9, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., HG 9.41
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Toon Calders, TU/e - Computer Science
Contact A. Di Bucchianico, Shota Gugushvili &
H. van Zanten

August

August 24-28, 2009 (RSS) 
workshop Order, disorder and double disorder

July

July 20, 2009, 11.00-12.00 h., LG 1.105 (RSS)
Bas Goorden, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Once-reinforced random walks

July 15-17, 2009 (SIM) 
workshop Statistical inference for Lévy Processes with Applications to Finance

June

June 30, 2009, 11.00-12.00 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Ger Koole, VU University Amsterdam
Customer behavior in service systems: why real queues are stable

June 30, 2009, 10.00-11.00 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Problem session
Ivo Adan, Job dispatching for straddle carriers
Yoni Nazarathy, Some problems related to the covariance structure of single server queues

June 25 & 26, 2009 (QPA)
SPOTNET meeting (on invitation)

June 24, 2009, 16.00-17.00 h. LG 1.105
LOIS Lecture (II)
Prof. L. Green, Columbia Business School
Using Operations Research to Reduce Delays for Healthcare

June 24, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., LG 1.105
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
René de Jonge
Contact A. Di Bucchianico, Shota Gugushvili &
H. van Zanten

June 18, 2009, 14.00-15.00 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Prof. H. Timmermans, Eindhoven University of Technology
Models of Travel Patterns

June 17, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., LG 1.105
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Contact A. Di Bucchianico & Shota Gugushvili

June 16, 2009, 13.30-14.30 h., LG 1.105 (EPPS)
Yoav Kerner, EURANDOM
Some invariance properties of monotone failure rate in the M/G/1 queue

June 16 & 18, 2009, 10.30-12.00 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Reading Seminar

June 11, 2009, 10.30-11.30 h., LG 1.110 (QPA)
Teunis J. Ott
Mathematical Analysis of Transport Protocols

June 8-10, 2009 (SIM) 
workshop Parameter Estimation for Dynamical Systems

May

May 29, 2009, 11.00-12.00 h., LG 1.110 (RSS)
Robert Fitzner, Eindhoven University of Technology
A central limiting theorem for memory walks

May 29, 2009, 10.30-11.30 h., LG 1.105 (MRM)
Andrea Krajina, Universiteit van Tilburg
An M-Estimator of Tail Dependence in Arbitrary Dimensions

May 29, 2009, 11.30-12.30, LG 1.105 (MRM)
Alexander Herbertsson, department of Economics/Centre for finance School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Default contagion in large homogeneous portfolios

May 27, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., LG 1.105
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Contact A. Di Bucchianico & Shota Gugushvili

May 26, 2009, 13.30-14.30 h., LG 1.05 (EPPS)
Robert Fitzner, Eindhoven University of Technology
A simple introduction to finance mathematics

May 15, 2009, start 13.30 h., LG 1.105
Kick-off meeting STAR

May 11-13, 2009 (SIM)
workshop Climate change and extreme value theory

May 7, 2009, 11.45-12.30 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Slawomir Stanczak,Technical University Berlin and Fraunhofer German-Sino Lab for Mobile Communications, Berlin
Towards Efficient and Fair Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks

May 7, 2009, 10.30-11.30 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Patrick Thiran, EPFL, Switzerland
Percolation Theory and Scaling Laws for Wireless Networks

April

April 24, 2009, 10.30-11.30 h., LG 1.105 (RSS)
Bernardo Nunez Borges de Lima, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Percolation of words on Z^d with long range connections

April 22, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., Diamantzaal HG 9.41
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Contact A. Di Bucchianico & Shota Gugushvili

April 21, 13.30-14.30 h., LG 1.105 (EPPS)
Artem Sapozhnikov, EURANDOM
Invasion percolation in two dimensions

April 16, 2009, 11.00-12.30 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Problem session

April 9, 2009, 10.30-12.00 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Reading Seminar

April 8, 11.30-12.30 h., LG 1.105
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Contact A. Di Bucchianico & Shota Gugushvili

April 7, 2009, 10.30-11.30 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
David A. Goldberg, Operations Research Center, MIT, USA
On the Transient M/M/n Queue in the Halfin-Whitt Regime

March

March 30, 2009, 11.00-12.00 h., LG 1.105 (RSS)
Anthony Metcalfe, Institut Mittag-Leffler, Sweden
Structural and universality properties of Gelfand-Tsetlin
patterns and their generalizations

March 27, 2009, 10.30-16.45h., LG 1.110 
BETA Workshop on Polling Systems

March 26, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., LG 1.110 (QPA)
Bert Zwart, VU University Amsterdam
Competitive scheduling in a large deviations setting

March 24, 2009, 10.30-11.30 h., LG 1.110 (QPA)
Seva Shneer, EURANDOM
Heavy-traffic analysis of the maximum of an asymptotically stable random walk

March 23-27, 2009 (RSS)
Workshop YEP VI (Young European Probabilists)
Fragmentation, coalescence and probabilistic genetics

March 20, 2009. 14.00-15.00 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Rüdiger Schultz, University of Duisburg-Essen
Two-Stage Mixed-Integer Linear Programming Under Stochastic Uncertainty

March 19, 2009, 10.30-12.00 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Reading Seminar

March 18, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., LG 1.110 (SIM)
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Contact A. Di Bucchianico & Shota Gugushvili

March 11. 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., Diamantzaal HG 9.41
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Contact A. Di Bucchianico & Shota Gugushvili

March 11 - 17 - 20, 2009, 10.30-12.30 h., LG 1.105
LECTURE SERIES by EURANDOM Chair, Professor Anton Bovier,
Institut für Angewandte Mathematik. Rheinische Friedrich -Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Ageing: from trap models to spin glasses

March 10, 2009, 13.30-14.30 h., LG 1.105 (EPPS)
Mikhail Langovoy, EURANDOM
Image analyses and percolation theory

March 9 and 11, 2009, 13.30-15.15 h.,  LG 1.105 (QPA)
Reuven Rubinstein, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Technion, Israel Institute of Technology,Haifa , Israel
Mini-course on "Randomized Algorithms for Counting, Rare-Events Estimation and Optimization"

March 5, 2009, 13.30-17.15 h., Vrije Universteit Amsterdam
Stieltjes afternoon

March 4, 2009, 11.30 to 12.30 h., LG 1.105 (SIM)
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Contact A. Di Bucchianico & Shota Gugushvili

March 3, 2008, LG 1.105, 15.45-17.00 h. 
PUBLIC LECTURE by EURANDOM Chair Professor Anton Bovier,
Institut für Angewandte Mathematik. Rheinische Friedrich -Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Metastability-everywhere

March 3, 11.00-12.00 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Moshe Haviv, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Statistics
Strategic behavior in queues

February

February 27, 14.00-15.00 h., LG 1.105 (RSS)
Alessandra Bianchi, WIAS Berlin
Coupling in potential wells: from average to pointwise estimates of metastable times

February 26, 2009, 10.30-12.00 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Reading Seminar

February 25, 2009, 11.30-12.30, HG 9.41 (SIM)
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Contact A. Di Bucchianico & Shota Gugushvili 

February 19, 2009, 13.30-14.30 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Michel Mandjes, Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics, University of Amsterdam & CWI, Amsterdam & Eurandom, Eindhoven
Resource dimensioning through buffer sampling

February 18, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h.,  LG 1.105 (SIM)
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Contact A. Di Bucchianico & Shota Gugushvili 

February 17, 2009, 13.30-14.30 h., LG 1.105 (EPPS)
Alexander Lyedovskykh, EURANDOM
Modeling of hydrogen storage in hydride-forming materials

February 13, 2009, 14.00-15.00 h., LF 1.105 (RSS)
Francesca Nardi, Eindhoven University of Technology
Competitive nucleation in reversible probabilistic cellular Automata

February 12, 2009, 11.15 - 12.45 h., LG 1.105 (QPA) 
Reading Seminar

February 10, 2009, 13.30-14.30 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Tomasz Rolski, Mathematical Institute, University of Wroclaw
Exact asymptotics for a Levy-driven tandom queue with an intermediate input

February 4, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., LG 1.105 (SIM)
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Contact A. Di Bucchianico & Shota Gugushvili 

February 3, 2009, 13.30-14.30 h., LG 1.105 (MRM) 
Mitja Stadje, Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering, Princeton University,
Stochastic Calculus and Dynamic Risk Measures

February 2, 2009, 13.30-14.15 h., LG 1.105 (RSS)
Sander Dommers, Eindhoven University of Technology
Distances in power-law random graphs

January

January 30, 2009, 13.30-14.30, LG 1.105 (RSS)
David Windisch, ETHZ, Zurich, Switzerland
Convergence of random walk trajectories to random interlacements

January 28, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., HG 6.29 (SIM)
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Contact A. Di Bucchianico & Shota Gugushvili 

January 27, 2009, 13:30-14.30 h., LG 1.105 (EPPS) 
Brian Fralix  (EURANDOM)
Some new insights on the transient behavior of preemptive queueing models

January 22, 2009, 10.30-12.00 h., LG 1.110 (QPA) 
Reading Seminar

January 14, 2009, 11.30-12.30 h., HG 6.29  (SIM)
Informal meeting Eindhoven statisticians
Contact A. Di Bucchianico & Shota Gugushvili 

January 12, 2009, 4-5 p.m. , Zwarte Doos, TU Eindhoven
1st  LOIS Lecture
Prof. Sean Meyn, Chicago, Urbana Champaign
Dynamics of Prices in Electric Power Networks

January 8, 2009, 10.15-11.00 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Ohad Perry, Columbia University, USA
A routing policy for the X call-center model designed to respond to unexpected overloads

January 8, 2009, 11.15-12.00 h., LG 1.105 (QPA)
Yoni Nazarathy, University of Haifa, Israel
On the variance curve of outputs of some queues and networks

January 5-7, 2009 (QPA) 
Workshop Quantitative Models for Production and Communication Networks
(by invitation only)

 

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