The 26th Finnish Summer School on Probability Theory Department of Mathematics

The 26th Finnish Summer School on Probability Theory

The 26th Finnish Summer School on Probability Theory will be arranged at the Nagu Gammelgård conference center in Nagu/Nauvo from May 31st to June 4th, 2004. The course program is mainly made up of four series of lectures, about 6 h each. A couple of lectures by some of the course attendants may also be held. The school is arranged by the Finnish Graduate School in Stochastics.

The venue is Nagu Gammelgård.

The summer school begins on Monday May 31st at 12 noon with lunch. The school ends on Friday June 4th around 1 p.m. More details about the transportation will be given later.

The course fee (15 €), which includes course material, is to be paid on location. The rate for accomodation in a single room Monday to Friday is 208 € and a double room costs 180 € per person (lunches included ). If you don't need accomodation, i.e. meals only, contact the reception on your arrival for necessary arrangements. The payment is made on location in Nagu. Please mention at the hotel reception if you wish to have a special diet or if you have other special wishes. Registrations are due by May 9th 2004.

Welcome to Nagu!

Göran Högnäs


  • Åbo Akademi University, Department of Mathematics, 20500 Åbo
  • E-post: Margrét Halldórsdóttir, Göran Högnäs
  • Telefax: +358 2 215 4865
  • Telefon: +358 2 215 4372 (Halldórsdóttir), +358 2 215 4224 (Högnäs)
  • Speakers:

    • Vladimir V. Mazalov (Institute of Applied Mathematical Research, Karelian Research Center of Russian Academy of Sciences, Petrozavodsk, Russia) will speak about Optimal Stopping.   Abstract:   pdf-version, ps-version

    • Zhan Shi (Laboratoire de Probabilités et Modèles aléatoires, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France) will speak about Random walk, random environment and stochastic calculus

    • Jeffrey Steif (Department of Mathematics, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden) will speak about Percolation, Particle Systems and Markov random fields
             Outline of lectures:   pdf-version, ps-version
      -Lecture notes:          pdf-version, ps-version

    • Gabor Szekely (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, USA) will speak about
      1. Newton's energy in probability and statistics
      2. Statistical tests for Gaussian scale mixture errors. Applications in financial mathematics
      3. Negative probabilities and bioinformatics
         Abstracts of Lectures

    Here are some links related to the Summer School

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