Date | Speaker(s) | Title |

14 Jan 2011 | | *To Be Announced* |

21 Jan 2011 | David Koslicki, PSU | Topological Entropy of Finite Sequences |

28 Jan 2011 | Manfred Denker, PSU | A generalized Bernoulli theorem and discrete probability distributions |

4 Feb 2011 | | *To Be Announced* |

11 Feb 2011 | Guodong Pang, PSU | Two-parameter heavy-traffic limits for infinite-server queues |

18 Feb 2011 | Manfred Denker, PSU | Erdos-Renyi laws |

25 Feb 2011 | Jun Masamune, Penn State University Altoona | On stochastic completeness of a jump process and its application to graphs |

4 Mar 2011 | | No Talk |

11 Mar 2011 | Spring break | *To Be Announced* |

25 Mar 2011 | Jason Morton, PSU | Categorical graphical models |

1 Apr 2011 | Michael Keane, Wesleyan University | Understanding Averages |

8 Apr 2011 | Aleksandre Stolyar, Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent | Load balancing in systems with large flexible server pools |

15 Apr 2011 | Frederi G. Viens, Purdue University | Malliavin calculus, density estimates, and Stein's lemma. |

22 Apr 2011 | Weining Kang, University of Maryland | Performance Analysis of Many-server Queues with Reneging |

29 Apr 2011 | | *To Be Announced* |

6 May 2011 | | *To Be Announced* |

13 May 2011 | | *To Be Announced* |

26 Aug 2011 | | no meeting |

2 Sep 2011 | Manfred Denker, PSU | Poisson limit theorems for dependent processes |

9 Sep 2011 | Brian Nowakowski, PSU | A weak limit theorem for stochastic integrals with applications |

16 Sep 2011 | Brian Nowakowski, PSU | A weak limit theorem for stochastic integrals with applications II |

23 Sep 2011 | | *To Be Announced* |

30 Sep 2011 | Matthew Nicol, University of Houston | Dynamical Borel-Cantelli lemmas for some non-uniformly hyperbolic systems |

7 Oct 2011 | Jiangang Dai, Georgia Institute of Technology | Maximum pressure policies for stochastic processing networks |

14 Oct 2011 | | *To Be Announced* |

21 Oct 2011 | | *To Be Announced* |

28 Oct 2011 | | *To Be Announced* |

4 Nov 2011 | Peter Imkeller, Humboldt University Berlin | Utility maximation and (F)BSDE of quadratic growth |

11 Nov 2011 | Guodong Pang, College of Engineering, PSU | Stochastic networks: overview and open problems |

18 Nov 2011 | Manfred Denker, PSU | Poisson approximation in dynamical systems: Some open problem |

25 Nov 2011 | | Thanksgiving week |

2 Dec 2011 | John Fricks, Statistics Department | Simulation Techniques for Generalized Langevin Equations |

9 Dec 2011 | | *To Be Announced* |