Monday, July 10

Probability, Statistics, Applications

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Caribbean 3
Chair: Kristin R. Swanson, University of California, San Francisco, USA

10:30-10:42 How Many Shuffles to Randomize a Deck of Cards?
Lloyd N. Trefethen, Oxford University Computing Laboratory, United Kingdom and Tufts University, USA
10:45-10:57 Cancelled Stop Rule and Supremum Comparisons for I.I.D. Sequences of Exponential and Uniform Random Variables
Ileana Castillo, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA; Martin Jones, College of Charleston, USA
11:00-11:12 When a Component of a Vector Gaussian Markov Process is a Markov Process Itself
Pavel I. Kitsul, Minnesota State University, USA; Robert S. Liptser, Tel Aviv University, Israel; Alexei P. Serebrovski, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
11:15-11:27 Applications of the Noncentral t Distribution in Drugs-of-Abuse Testing
Jack Tomsky and Joseph D. Whitmore, Dade Behring Corporation, USA
11:30-11:42 Large Deviation of Linear Stochastic Systems with Jumps
C. W. Li, City University of Hong Kong, People's Republic of China; and Z. Dong, Academia Sinica, People's Republic of China
11:45-11:57 The Mathematics of Marriage: Using Modeling to Determine Marital Stability
Kristin R. Swanson, University of California, San Francisco, USA; John M. Gottman and James D. Murray, University of Washington, USA
12:00-12:12 A Probabilistic Analysis of Asynchronous Relaxation
John C. Strikwerda, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
12:15-12:27 Nonlinear Diffusion Approximations of Queueing Networks: Gossiping Secretaries and Multiserver Queues in Series
Barbara Margolius, Cleveland State University, USA; and Wojbor A. Woyczynski, Case Western Reserve University, USA

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