Student Probability Seminar

Boolean Functions in Probability

Speaker: Will Perkins

Location: Warren Weaver Hall 202

Date: Friday, October 9, 2009, 3 p.m.


We give a few examples of boolean functions arising in probability theory, then introduce the basics of Fourier analysis on boolean functions. We'll talk about the influence of variables and present a couple of the most useful results in the area. No background necessary!