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Probability Seminar BONUS SEMINAR

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 4:30pm
Sequoia Hall Room 200
Jason Miller (University of Cambridge)
Abstract / Description: 

Liouville quantum gravity (LQG) is in some sense the canonical model of a two-dimensional Riemannian manifold and is defined using the (formal) metric tensor
eγh(z)(dx2 + dy2) where h is an instance of some form of the Gaussian free field and γ ∈ (0, 2) is a parameter. This expression does not make literal sense since h is a distribution and not a function, so cannot be exponentiated. Previously, the associated metric (distance function) was constructed only in the special case γ = p 8/3 in joint work with Sheffield. In this talk, we will show how to associate with LQG a canonical conformally covariant metric for all γ ∈ (0, 2). It is obtained as a limit of certain approximations which were recently shown to be tight by Ding, Dub´edat, Dunlap and Falconet. This is based on joint work with Ewain Gwynne.

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