Stat 316 : ScheduleHere is a rough schedule of the topics (changes are possible, and the content will be adapted to the needs of the course). Sep 26
General overview. Sep 28
A simple example: The Potts model on random regular graphs. Oct 3
NAESAT on random regular graphs. Second moment method. Oct 5, 10
Connection between models on sparse and dense graphs. Oct 12, 17, 19
The SherringtonKirkpatrick model, Parisi formula, and Ruelle Probability cascades. Oct 24, 26, 31
Proof of Parisi's formula for SK model, and interpretation Nov 2, 7, 9
Proof of the satisfiability conjecture for NAESAT Nov 14, 16
Dynamics of mean field spin glasses. Nov 28
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