#### Statistics at the tip of a branching random walk and simple models of evolution with selection

- Event time: 11:30am
- Event date: 3rd July 2013
- Speaker: Bernard Derrida (Laboratoire de Physique Statistique, ENS)
- Location: Room 2511, James Clerk Maxwell Building (JCMB) James Clerk Maxwell Building Peter Guthrie Tait Road Edinburgh EH9 3FD GB

### Event details

In the first part of the talk I will discuss the distribution of the rightmost particles of a branching Brownian motion, which can be understood in terms of the Fisher-KPP equations. I will also describe simple models of evolution with selection, which are related to the noisy F-KPP equation.

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