The asymmetric simple exclusion process (ASEP) is a Markov chain describing particles hopping on a 1-dimensional finite lattice.

# Department Colloquium

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##### Tableaux combinatorics of hopping particles and Koornwinder polynomials

IAS/UCBerkeley

##### The Waring problem and group theory

The Waring problem asks whether for each positive integer n, every positive integer is the sum of a bounded number of nth powers. Although Hilbert solved it more than 100 years ago, it remains the focus of much current research.

Indiana University

##### Statistics for random linear combinations of Laplace eigenfunctions

There are several questions about the behavior of Laplace eigenfunctions that have proved to be extremely hard to deal with and remain unsolved.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

##### TBA - Andrea Malchiodi

PISA

##### TBA - Vitaly Bergelson

Ohio State University