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Large Deviations

Course 0000000714 in WS 2017/8

General Data

Course Type lecture
Semester Weekly Hours 2 SWS
Organisational Unit Research Department Mathematics Centre
Lecturers Noam Berger Steiger
Dates

Assignment to Modules

Further Information

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additional remarks Large deviation theory is a part of probability theory which deals with the description of "unlikely" events and determines how fast their probabilities decay. This turns out to be crucial to study the integrals of exponential functionals of sums of random variables, which come up in many different contexts. Large deviation theory finds applications in ergodic theory, information theory and statistical physics. The course will treat large deviations for i.i.d. sequences and Markov chains, large deviations for empirical measures and for sample paths and the Gibbs conditioning principle.
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Equivalent Courses (e. g. in other semesters)

SemesterTitleLecturersDates
WS 2018/9 Large Deviations Berger Steiger, N. Thu, 14:15–15:45, BC1 BC1 2.02.01
Wed, 08:15–09:45, BC2 BC2 3.5.06
WS 2016/7 Large Deviations Gantert, N.
WS 2015/6 Large Deviations Berger Steiger, N.
WS 2014/5 Large Deviations Gantert, N.
Assistants: Mukherjee, C.
WS 2013/4 Large Deviations Berger Steiger, N.
WS 2012/3 Large Deviations Rolles, S.
WS 2011/2 Large Deviations Bartsch, C. Gantert, N.
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