401-3600-19L  Student Seminar in Probability Theory:

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersA.‑S. Sznitman, J. Bertoin, V. Tassion, W. Werner
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentLimited number of participants.

Registration to the seminar will only be effective once confirmed by email from the organizers.


401-3600-00 SStudentenseminar in Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie
Permission from lecturers required for all students.
**gemeinsam mit der Universität Zürich**
2 hrs
Thu15:15-17:00HG E 1.1 »
A.‑S. Sznitman, J. Bertoin, V. Tassion, W. Werner

Catalogue data

AbstractSelected topics from Probability Theory will be discussed.
ObjectiveThe seminar is a natural complement to the material discussed in the lecture on probability theory in the 5th semester.
ContentThe seminar is centered around a topic in probability theory which changes each semester. Example of topics are random walks and electric networks, Markov chains, stochastic integrals, coupling methods, etc.
Prerequisites / NoticeThere is only a limited number of slots available for this seminar. Participation will only be effective once confirmed by the organizers.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersA.-S. Sznitman, V. Tassion, W. Werner
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationThe seminar will run in German or English according to the wish of the student giving the presentation. /
Seminarvorträge können wahlweise auf Deutsch oder Englisch gehalten werden.

Learning materials

No public learning materials available.
Only public learning materials are listed.


No information on groups available.


GeneralPermission from lecturers required for all students
PlacesLimited number of places. Special selection procedure.
Beginning of registration periodRegistration possible from 21.12.2018
PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupMathematics BSc (404000) starting semester 05
Mathematics MSc (437000)
Applied Mathematics MSc (437100)
Mathematics (Mobility) (448000)
Waiting listuntil 21.02.2019
End of registration periodRegistration only possible until 15.02.2019

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