09 Sep Webinar: Random Walk – an Idea by Prof. B. V. Rao (CMI)
Gonit Sora is organizing a webinar to be delivered by Prof. B. V. Rao of the Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI). The details are given below.
Date: 13 September, 2020 (Sunday)
Time: 2.30 pm IST
Title: Random Walk – an Idea
Abstract: In this lecture we start with simple symmetric random walk and explain how the idea generalizes in several directions of practical importance: Markov chains, Martingales, Brownian Motion. We illustrate with some examples of Markov Chains.
About the Speaker: Prof. B V Rao is an Adjunct Professor at Chennai Mathematical Institute. Before joining CMI he was at the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata where he held positions of NBHM Visiting Professor, Distinguished Scientist and Professor. Prof Rao did his BSc in Mathematics and Physics from Andhra University, MSc in Statistics from Osmania University and his PhD from Indian Statistical Institute in 1970. He works in Set Theory, Analysis and Probability and Statistics.
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