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Kesten, Harry 1931-

Overview
Works: 73 works in 186 publications in 3 languages and 2,392 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Correspondent, Dedicatee, Creator
Classifications: QC174.85.P45, 519.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Harry Kesten
École d'été de probabilités de Saint Flour XIV-1984 by René Carmona( Book )
17 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and French and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Percolation theory for mathematicians by Harry Kesten( Book )
15 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and Russian and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Random matrices and their applications : proceedings of the AMS-IMS-SIAM Joint Summer Research Conference held June 17-23, 1984, with support from the National Science Foundation by AMS-IMS-SIAM Joint Summer Research Conference in the Mathematical Sciences on Random Matrices and Their Applications( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability on discrete structures by Harry Kesten( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Most probability problems involve random variables indexed by space and/or time. These problems almost always have a version in which space and/or time are taken to be discrete. This volume deals with areas in which the discrete version is more natural than the continuous one, perhaps even the only one than can be formulated without complicated constructions and machinery. The 5 papers of this volume discuss problems in which there has been significant progress in the last few years; they are motivated by, or have been developed in parallel with, statistical physics. They include questions about asymptotic shape for stochastic growth models and for random clusters; existence, location and properties of phase transitions; speed of convergence to equilibrium in Markov chains, and in particular for Markov chains based on models with a phase transition; cut-off phenomena for random walks. The articles can be read independently of each other. Their unifying theme is that of models built on discrete spaces or graphs. Such models are often easy to formulate. Correspondingly, the book requires comparatively little previous knowledge of the machinery of probability
Percolation theory and ergodic theory of infinite particle systems by Harry Kesten( Book )
11 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the eighth volume (out of a projected ten) with papers which appeared during the "Stochastic Equations and Their Applications" year (1985-1986) at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications at the University of Minnesota. This volume, which is directed towards researchers in applied mathematics, engineering, and physics, contains contributions by: M. Aizeman, R. Holley, M. Bramson, D. Griffeath, D.C. Brydges, J.T. Chayes, L. Chayes, J.T. Cox, R. Durrett, R.H. Schonmann, S. Goldstein, L. Gray, J.W. Halley, R. Holley, H. Kesten, T.M. Leggett, C.M. Newman, H.E. Stanley, D. Stauffer, and J.C. Wierman
Random walks, Brownian motion, and interacting particle systems : a festschrift in honor of Frank Spitzer by Richard Durrett( Book )
10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hitting probabilities of single points for processes with stationary independent increments by Harry Kesten( Book )
13 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perplexing problems in probability : festschrift in honor of Harry Kesten by Maury Bramson( Book )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Percolation theory at Saint-Flour by Geoffrey Grimmett( Book )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ecole d'été de probabilités de Saint Flour XIV - 1984 : Saint Flour, (19 août-5 septembre) 1984 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Randomly coalescing random walk in dimension [is greater than or equal to] 3 by J.L. van den Berg( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symptotic density in a coalescing random walk model by Harry Kesten( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probability theory by I︠U︡. V Prokhorov( Book )
in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some elementary proofs in renewal theory with applications to waiting times by Harry Kesten( Book )
4 editions published between 1956 and 1958 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Making money from fair games by Richard Durrett( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A class of slippage tests : prepublication by Roelof Doornbos( Book )
3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Random walk on the infinite cluster of the percolation model by G. R Grimmett( )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strict inequality for critical values of Potts models and random-cluster processes by C. E Bezuidenhout( )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Percolation of arbitrary words in (01) by Itai Benjamini( )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Symmetric random walks on groups by Harry Kesten( )
2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Kesten, Ch.
Kesten, H.
Kesten, H. 1931-
Kesten, H. (Harry), 1931-
Kesten, Harry
Languages
English (118)
French (8)
Russian (3)
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