James Pitman

Primary Research Area: 
Additional Research Areas: 
Mathematical Analysis, Applied Mathematics
Research Interests: 
Probability, stochastic processes, combinatorics, machine learning
Contact Information
303 Evans Hall
pitman [at] stat [dot] berkeley [dot] edu
+1 (510) 642-9970
Selected Publications: 
  1. Fadoua Balabdaoui and Jim Pitman (2011). The distribution of the maximal difference between a Brownian bridge and its concave majorant. Bernoulli 17 No.1, 466-483. [arXiv] [Project Euclid] [GS?]
  2. Alexander Gnedin and Chris Haulk and Jim Pitman (2010). Characterizations of exchangeable partitions and random discrete distributions by deletion properties. In Probability and Mathematical Genetics: Papers in Honour of Sir John Kingman N. Bingham and C. Goldie editors. London Math. Soc. Lecture Note Series 378 Cambridge Univ. Press. [arXiv] [Collection] [arXiv] [GS?]
  3. Pitman, J. (2006). Combinatorial stochastic processes. Lecture Notes in Mathematics, Vol. 1875. Springer-Verlag Berlin x+256. Lectures from the 32nd Summer School on Probability Theory held in Saint-Flour, July 7-24, 2002, With a foreword by Jean Picard. [.pdf] [MR] [GS?]
  4. Aldous, David and Pitman, Jim (2006). Two recursive decompositions of Brownian bridge related to the asymptotics of random mappings. In In memoriam Paul-André Meyer: Séminaire de Probabilités XXXIX Michel Émery and Marc Yor editors. Lecture Notes in Math. 1874 269-303 Springer Berlin. [arXiv] [MR] [GS?]
  5. Pitman, Jim and Winkel, Matthias (2005). Growth of the Brownian forest. Ann. Probab. 33 No.6, 2188-2211. [.pdf] [arXiv] [MR] [GS?]