First annoucement of the a trimester at Centre Emile Borel
           in Institut Henri Poincaré (IHP, Paris)

*********   Phenomena in High Dimensions  **********
                     April 17th – July 13th, 2006

Scheduled long courses, master courses and series of lectures

A. Giannopoulos, O. Guédon, V. Milman, A. Pajor : Asymptotic geometric
F. Barthe, D. Cordero-Erausquin, R. McCann : Optimal transportation and
geometric inequalities
L. Pastur, S. Szarek : Matrix algebras of large dimensions
N. Alon, M. Krivelevich :Asymptotic combinatorics

Scheduled short courses

K. Ball : High-dimensional geometry and information theory
B. Bollobás : Random geometric graphs
Y. Brenier : Transport optimal et EDP géométriques
B. Derrida : Large deviations and fluctuations in non-equilibrium systems
P. Deift : To be announced
M. Gromov : Asymptotic theory of configuration spaces
U. Haagerup : Random matrices and operator algebras
L. Lovász : To be announced
F. Nazarov : Three lectures on convex bodies
V. Pestov : Large groups, concentration and Ramsey phenoma
G. Pisier : Topics in matrix valued harmonic analysis
R. Schneider : Convex hulls of random points
M. Shcherbina : Some optimization and geometric problems in large newral
M. Sodin : Zeros of random functions
T. Spencer : To be announced
M. Talagrand : To be announced
T. Tao : Singularity and determinant for random Bernoulli matrices
N. Tomczak-Jaegermann : New developments on metric entropy

Additional courses of a few lectures will be delivered by:
S. Bobkov, G. Gallavoti, G. Kalai, S. Kuksin, M. Ledoux, J. Matoušek, A.
G. Olshansky, M. Rudelson, Z. Rudnick, B. Sudakov, R. Vershynin, V. Vu.


J. Bourgain (Institut for Advanced Study), V. Milman (Tel Aviv),
A. Pajor (Marne-la-Vallée), L. Pastur (Kharkov), G. Pisier (Paris 6 et
Texas A&M).
In cooperation with the European Research and Training Network « PHD » :


Asymptotic problems of Analysis, Mathematical Physics and Combinatorics
May 11 th – 16th, 2006 - Organizers : L. Pastur and M. Krivelevich

Phenomena in High Dimensions
June 7 th – 14th, 2006 - Organizers : A. Giannopoulos, V. Milman and A.

Asymptotic Analysis and Applications
July 10th –13th, 2006 - Organizers : F. Barthe, H. Koenig, K.
Oleszkiewicz and E. Werner

Those interested in participating in the program are invited to contact
the Centre Emile Borel.
Participation of postdocs and PhD students is strongly encouraged.
For more information and updates see the webpage of the program at

For further information, contact the CEB organization assistant : Claude
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