By Pierre Collet (auth.), Pierre Picco, Jaime San Martin (eds.)
This quantity is predicated on lectures notes for the classes brought on the Cimpa summer time institution: From Classical to fashionable likelihood, held at Temuco, Chile, be th th tween January eight and 26 , 2001. This assembly introduced jointly probabilists and graduate scholars attracted to fields like particle structures, percolation, Brownian movement, random constructions, strength conception and stochastic methods. we wish to specific our gratitude to the entire contributors of the varsity in addition to the folks who contributed to its association. specifically, to Servet Martinez, and Pablo Ferrari for his or her medical recommendation, and Cesar Burgueiio for all his aid and friendship. we wish to thank all of the professors for his or her stimulating classes and lectures. specified because of those that took the additional paintings in getting ready each one bankruptcy of this publication. we're additionally indebted to our sponsors and assisting associations, whose curiosity and aid used to be necessary to arrange this assembly: CIMPA, CNRS, CONI CYT, ECOS, FONDAP software in utilized arithmetic, French Cooperation, Fundacion Andes, Presidential Fellowship, Universidad de Chile and Universidad de los angeles Frontera. we're thankful to overlook Gladys Cavallone for her first-class paintings through the training of the assembly in addition to for the huge job of unifying the typography of the various chapters of this book.