Correlation Inequalities

Tuesday, March 6, 2007 - 4:30pm
Jeff Kahn
Mathematics, Rutgers University

Correlation inequalities --- e.g. the Harris, FKG and BK inequalities --- are basic tools in probability and have also had some beautiful combinatorial consequences. Here we will mention a few relatively recent inequalities, but mainly want to give some indication of how little we actually know about such things.

Refreshments at 4:00PM in Skiles 236