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.

The talk will be suitable for a general audience (college students are specially welcome), and will be held online via Zoom. It will also be livestreamed on our Facebook page.

e-Certificates will be issued to participants who attend the talk on Zoom.

If you have already registered for any webinar by Gonit Sora in the past, you need not register again, you are already in our mailing lists (unless you have told us to remove you). For those who have not registered before, you need to register at the link below.

Please read the rules of the Zoom meeting at this link, before you register. Due to a high volume of registration and emails, we will not answer queries which are already addressed in the rules.

To register submit the form at this link (meeting details are usually sent one day before the event).

A list of all past and future webinars are available at this link.


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