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Probability Theory and Related Fields

Probability Theory and Related Fields

Managing Editors: M. Ledoux; F. Martinelli

ISSN: 0178-8051 (print version)
ISSN: 1432-2064 (electronic version)

Journal no. 440

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Managing Editors

Michel Ledoux
Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse
Université de Toulouse - Paul Sabatier
31062 Toulouse, France

Fabio Martinelli
Department of Mathematics and Physics
Roma Tre University
00146 Roma, Italy

Editorial Board

Itai Benjamini
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
The Weizmann Institute of Science
7610001Rehovot, Israel

Philippe Biane
Institut Gaspard Monge
Université Paris-Est
77454 Champs-sur-Marne

Ivan Corwin
Department of Mathematics
Columbia University
2990 Broadway
New York NY 10027, USA

Nicolas Curien
Équipe Probabilités et Statistique
Université Paris-Sud Orsay
Bat. 425
91405 Orsay, France

Laszlo Erdös
Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria
3400 Klosterneuburg

Alessio Figalli
Departement Mathematik
ETH Zürich
8092 Zürich

Nina Gantert
Fakultät für Mathematik
Technische Universität München
85748 Garching

Martin Hairer
Mathematics Department
The University of Warwick
CV4 7AL Coventry
United Kingdom

Takashi Kumagai
Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Kyoto University
Kyoto 606-8502

Claudio Landim
Rio de Janeiro, Brasil 
Université de Rouen
Technopole du Madrillet
76801 Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray

Gabor Lugosi
Department of Economics
Pompeu Fabra University
08005 Barcelona, Spain

Jason Miller
Statistical Laboratory
Centre for Mathematical Sciences
University of Cambridge
Cambridge CB3 0WB

E. Mossel
Department of Mathematics
and Statistics Group, IDSS
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139

James R. Norris
Statistical Laboratory
Centre for Mathematical Sciences
Wilberforce Road
Cambridge CB3 0WB
United Kingdom

Laurent Saloff-Coste
Department of Mathematics
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-4201

Fabio Toninelli
Institut Camille Jordan
Université Lyon 1
69622 Villeurbanne, France

Sara van de Geer
Seminar für Statistik
ETH Zürich
8092 Zürich


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    Probability Theory and Related Fields was founded in 1962 under the title 'Zeitschrift für Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie und verwandte Gebiete'. The first Managing Editor was L. Schmetterer (1919 - 2004), who wrote thus in the first issue: "Until about 30 years ago, the theory of probability and its applications were somewhat isolated mathematical disciplines. Then, following a period of remarkable development that is not yet completed by any means, probability theory became an important domain of mathematics, intimately connected with other domains, especially with analysis and number theory. In addition, it leads a life of its own, all by itself and in its manifold applications.

    The founding Managing Editor was succeeded by K. Krickeberg in 1971, and by H. Rost in 1985. The main title of the journal was adapted into English in 1986, beginning with Volume 71. Subsequent Managing Editors are O. Kallenberg (1991), E. Bolthausen (1994), G. Grimmett (2000), J. Bertoin and J.F. Le Gall jointly (2005),  G. Ben Arous and A. Dembo jointly (2010) and from 2015, M. Ledoux and F. Martinelli.  

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    Probability Theory and Related Fields publishes research papers in modern probability theory and its various fields of application. Thus, subjects of interest include: statistical mechanics, mathematical statistics, mathematical biology, theoretical computer science, and applications of probability theory to other areas of mathematics such as combinatorics, analysis, ergodic theory and geometry. Survey papers on emerging areas of importance may be considered for publication. The main languages of publication are English, French and German.

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