Workshop I: Random Shapes, Representation Theory, and Conformal Field Theory

Part of the Long Program Random Shapes
March 26 - 30, 2007

Overview

SLE; the Gaussian free field; Brownian and fractional Brownian motion; representation theory and Virasoro algebras; random conformal and quasiconformal mappings; random Teichmüller theory; random curves and surfaces in Conformal Field Theory, Quantum Gravity, and String Theory.

Organizing Committee

Denis Bernard (École Normale Supérieure)
Krzysztof Burdzy (University of Washington, Mathematics)
John Cardy (University of Oxford)
Igor Frenkel (Yale University, Math Department)
Peter Jones (Yale University, Mathematics)
Gregory Lawler, Co-chair (University of Chicago)
Nicholas Read, Co-chair (Yale University, Dept of Physics)
Steffen Rohde (University of Washington, Mathematics)
Leon Takhtajan (SUNY Stony Brook, Mathematics)