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Book DetailsContemporary MathematicsVolume: 739; 2019; 197 ppMSC: Primary 05; 11; 33; 35; 58; 60; 81
This volume contains the proceedings of the CRM Workshops on Probabilistic Methods in Spectral Geometry and PDE, held from August 22–26, 2016 and Probabilistic Methods in Topology, held from November 14–18, 2016 at the Centre de Recherches Mathématiques, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Quebec, Canada.
Probabilistic methods have played an increasingly important role in many areas of mathematics, from the study of random groups and random simplicial complexes in topology, to the theory of random Schrödinger operators in mathematical physics.
The workshop on Probabilistic Methods in Spectral Geometry and PDE brought together some of the leading researchers in quantum chaos, semiclassical theory, ergodic theory and dynamical systems, partial differential equations, probability, random matrix theory, mathematical physics, conformal field theory, and random graph theory. Its emphasis was on the use of ideas and methods from probability in different areas, such as quantum chaos (study of spectra and eigenstates of chaotic systems at high energy); geometry of random metrics and related problems in quantum gravity; solutions of partial differential equations with random initial conditions.
The workshop Probabilistic Methods in Topology brought together researchers working on random simplicial complexes and geometry of spaces of triangulations (with connections to manifold learning); topological statistics, and geometric probability; theory of random groups and their properties; random knots; and other problems.
This volume covers recent developments in several active research areas at the interface of Probability, Semiclassical Analysis, Mathematical Physics, Theory of Automorphic Forms and Graph Theory.
ReadershipGraduate students and research mathematicians interested in probability theory and its applications to various areas of mathematics.

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Articles

Linan Chen and Na Shu — A geometric treatment of logcorrelated Gaussian free fields

Suresh Eswarathasan — Tangent nodal sets for random spherical harmonics

Joel Friedman — Formal Zeta function expansions and the frequency of Ramanujan graphs

Dmitry Jakobson, Tomas Langsetmo, Igor Rivin and Lise Turner — Rank and BollobásRiordan polynomials: Coefficient measures and zeros

V. Konakov, S. Menozzi and S. Molchanov — The Brownian motion on $\operatorname {Aff}(\mathbb {R})$ and quasilocal theorems

Niko Laaksonen — Quantum limits of Eisenstein series in $\mathbb {H}^{3}$

Fabricio Macià and Gabriel Rivière — Observability and quantum limits for the Schrödinger equation on $\mathbb {S}^d$

Maurizia Rossi — Random nodal lengths and Wiener chaos

Lior Silberman and Akshay Venkatesh — Entropy bounds and quantum unique ergodicity for Hecke eigenfunctions on division algebras


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This volume contains the proceedings of the CRM Workshops on Probabilistic Methods in Spectral Geometry and PDE, held from August 22–26, 2016 and Probabilistic Methods in Topology, held from November 14–18, 2016 at the Centre de Recherches Mathématiques, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Quebec, Canada.
Probabilistic methods have played an increasingly important role in many areas of mathematics, from the study of random groups and random simplicial complexes in topology, to the theory of random Schrödinger operators in mathematical physics.
The workshop on Probabilistic Methods in Spectral Geometry and PDE brought together some of the leading researchers in quantum chaos, semiclassical theory, ergodic theory and dynamical systems, partial differential equations, probability, random matrix theory, mathematical physics, conformal field theory, and random graph theory. Its emphasis was on the use of ideas and methods from probability in different areas, such as quantum chaos (study of spectra and eigenstates of chaotic systems at high energy); geometry of random metrics and related problems in quantum gravity; solutions of partial differential equations with random initial conditions.
The workshop Probabilistic Methods in Topology brought together researchers working on random simplicial complexes and geometry of spaces of triangulations (with connections to manifold learning); topological statistics, and geometric probability; theory of random groups and their properties; random knots; and other problems.
This volume covers recent developments in several active research areas at the interface of Probability, Semiclassical Analysis, Mathematical Physics, Theory of Automorphic Forms and Graph Theory.
Graduate students and research mathematicians interested in probability theory and its applications to various areas of mathematics.

Articles

Linan Chen and Na Shu — A geometric treatment of logcorrelated Gaussian free fields

Suresh Eswarathasan — Tangent nodal sets for random spherical harmonics

Joel Friedman — Formal Zeta function expansions and the frequency of Ramanujan graphs

Dmitry Jakobson, Tomas Langsetmo, Igor Rivin and Lise Turner — Rank and BollobásRiordan polynomials: Coefficient measures and zeros

V. Konakov, S. Menozzi and S. Molchanov — The Brownian motion on $\operatorname {Aff}(\mathbb {R})$ and quasilocal theorems

Niko Laaksonen — Quantum limits of Eisenstein series in $\mathbb {H}^{3}$

Fabricio Macià and Gabriel Rivière — Observability and quantum limits for the Schrödinger equation on $\mathbb {S}^d$

Maurizia Rossi — Random nodal lengths and Wiener chaos

Lior Silberman and Akshay Venkatesh — Entropy bounds and quantum unique ergodicity for Hecke eigenfunctions on division algebras