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Welcome to the fifth


Saturday May 20, 2017

Math Dept, University of Athens



We wish to thank all the participants for making the meeting so successful, and the speakers for their wonderful presentations. Some pictures from the three talks can be found here.



Following the success of the first four AProC meetings [1,2,3,4], we are again organizing this year’s one-day event, centered around three top-quality talks in probability and its interface with other active areas of current research activity. The main aim is to bring together all near-Athens-based researchers in probability and related areas of mathematics and applications.


All interested faculty, post-docs and students are welcome and are encouraged to attend


The talks are intended for a general (math/stat) audience and will be accessible to students without particular expertise in the specific areas of the topics discussed. Also, there will be ample time for free interaction and discussion between the participants.


A related event of possible interest is the summer school on Techniques in Random Discrete Structures, which will also take place at the University of Athens the following week.


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All talks will take place in room AMΦ24, on the 2nd floor of the Mathematics Dept building on the University of Athens campus [map]. A collection of campus maps together with information on how to get there can be found here.


On Saturday, May 20, 2017



Fabio Martinelli

(U of Roma Tre)

Bootstrap Percolation and Interacting Particle Systems

with Kinetic Constraints



coffee break

coffee break


Takis Konstantopoulos

(Uppsala U)

Finite and Infinite Exchangeability






      Charilaos Efthymiou

(Goethe U, Frankfurt)

Convergence of MCMC and Loopy Belief Propagation in the Tree Uniqueness Region for the Hard-Core Model



After the last talk, there will be another coffee break to wrap up, get yet another chance to chat and say goodbye.


Arrangements for coffee and refreshments will be made locally by the organizers. Lunch will be provided at the University Cafeteria, at a cost of 3.00 euro per person.


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Fabio Martinelli is a Professor of Mathematics in University of Roma Tre.

His research interests are in Probability Theory, Statistical Mechanics and Mathematical Physics.


Takis Konstantopoulos is a Professor of Mathematics at Uppsala University.

His research interests are in Probability Theory, Analysis and Mathematical Statistics.


Charilaos Efthymiou is a researcher at Goethe University in Frankfurt, funded by DFG. 

His research interests are in Computer Science, Discrete Mathematics, and Probability Theory.


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There is NO registration fee and everyone interested is welcome to participate. But we ask, for planning purposes, that you please let us know that you plan to attend by sending an email to one of the three organizers


Dimitris Cheliotis (ΕΚΠΑ)

Ioannis Kontoyiannis (ΟΠΑ)

Michalis Loulakis (ΕΜΠ)


or, preferably, to:


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