Basics of the Coupling Method

Series: 
Probability Working Seminar
Friday, February 13, 2009 - 15:00
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Location: 
Skiles 268
,  
School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech
This term, the main topic for the Probability Working Seminar will be the coupling method, broadly understood. In the first talk, some basics on coupling will be discussed along with classical examples such as the ergodic theorem for Markov chains.