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Workshop on Random Matrices and Other Random Objects


FIM, ETH Zurich 17-21 May 2005

This workshop is dedicated to new developments in random matrix theory, random partitions and related topics in physics and mathematics. On the physical side, random matrices appear in several new developments, in particular in Laplacian growth problems, Yang-Mills theory and string theory, that raise several mathematical questions. On the mathematics side, several powerful techniques, based on the Riemann-Hilbert problem, discretization, and large deviations, have been introduced. The workshop aims at a fruitful exchange of ideas and different points of view in this subject.

Organizers: Alberto Cattaneo, Giovanni Felder, Thomas Kappeler

Sponsors: FIM, EU network ENIGMA, ESF programme MISGAM

Programme of the conference with slides of selected talks,

Registration: Please register for the conference with the online registration form.

Financial Support: Limited partial financial support is available for European participants. Priority will be given to young researchers. You may apply for financial support on the registration form. Deadline for application for financial support: 15 March 2005.



Pavel Bleher
Alexei Borodin
Percy Deift
Margherita Disertori
Boris Dubrovin
Tamara Grava
Alice Guionnet
Alexander Its
Kurt Johansson
Vladimir Kazakov
Ivan Kostov
Arno Kuijlaars
Andrei Okounkov
Pierre van Moerbeke
Paul Wiegmann
Anton Zabrodin


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