Class meetings: F 11:00am-1:00pm, in KAP 150.

Office Hours: MW 8-8:30am and 10-10:30am.

Walk-ins and appointments at other time are welcome.

** The objective this semester: **
To discuss current research projects and future plans of participating students.

** Participating students:** Diogo Bessam, Umit Islak, Albert Natian, Haining Ren, Weisheng Xie.

** What we did **

** January 17: ** organizational meeting, setting plans for the semester. A short discussion of fractional Brownian motion.

** January 24: ** Haining gave a practice presentation for the oral exam.

** January 31: ** A short presentation by Diogo about a rough path workshop at IPAM. Weisheng's presentation
about SDEs with fBM.

** February 7: ** A short problem-solving session, followed by Diogo's presentation on large deviations for
Gaussian measures.

** February 14: ** Continuation of Diogo's presentation on large deviations for
Gaussian measures.

** February 21: ** Weisheng's presentation about stochastic integration
with respect to fractional Brownian motion.

** February 28: ** More on stochastic integration
with respect to fractional Brownian motion.

** March 7: ** A problem-solving session, with inputs from Albert and Haining.

** March 14: ** A presentation
by Umit about the longest common sub-sequence.

** Spring break. **

** March 28: ** A short problem-solving discussion, followed by continuation of Umit's presentation
on longest common sub-sequence.

** April 4: ** A presentation by Albert on his investigation of the
longest common sub-sequence.

** April 11: ** A problem-solving discussion, including the algorithmic aspects of
searching for the longest common sub-sequence.

** April 18: ** A general problem-solving discussion.

** April 25: ** A general problem-solving discussion.

** May 2: ** A general problem-solving discussion.