1998 Southern California Probability Symposium

The 1998 Southern California Probability Symposium will be held on Saturday, December 6, at the Mathematical Sciences Building, room 6221 on the UCLA campus.


 9:45 Coffee and donuts, MS 6621

10:15 -11:00 Norio Konno (Yokohama National University):
             "Survival probabilities and correlation inequalities
               for two-neighbor stochastic cellular automata"

Coffee Break

11:15 -12:00 Amber Puha (UCSD):
             "A Reversible Interacting Particle System on the Binary Tree"


1:40 -2:25   Rick Schoenberg (UCLA):
             "There are no Poisson image processes"

2:30 -3:15   Jim Pitman (UC Berkeley):

Coffee Break

3:30 -4:15   Huaizhong  Zhao (UC Irvine):
             "Solutions to a Class of Multi-dimensional SPDEs"


Mathematical Sciences Building, room 6221.

Driving Instructions:

If driving from LAX, take Century Blvd. east to the 405 Freeway going north.  After about 10 miles on the 405, you will exit at Wilshire Blvd. going east.  Go east on Wilshire for several blocks. Make a left onto Westwood Blvd.  Follow Westwood Blvd. to campus.

A map of the UCLA campus can be found at  http://www.ucla.edu/map/

Parking Instructions:

Get a sticker at the kiosk at the campus entrance on Westwood Blvd.  ($5 for those who don't have UC permits, free for those who do) and park in lot 9.


All participants at this year's SCPS are cordially invited to an informal dinner following the sessions at the home
of Tom and Chris Liggett, 12310 Stanwood Drive, LA 90066.  Dinner will start at 5 pm. If you would like to go to the dinner, please send email to Tom Liggett at tml@math.ucla.edu by Wednesday, December 2.


Send e-mail to Raya Feldman at  feldman@pstat.ucsb.edu  or call 805-893-2826.