Srinivasa Varadhan (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York)

14 August 2017, 16:00 to 17:00

Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore

We will develop the theory of large deviations mainly through some examples and explore its use in both equilibrium and nonequilibrium studies in statistical mechanics. Although large deviation theory is estimation of small probabilities in exponential scale, these exponentially small probabilities...more