Colloquium: THE CONCEPT OF RANDOMNESS: From von Mises’ Kollektiv to Kolmogorov Complexity

Albert Shiryaev

Orador: Professor ALBERT N. SHIRYAEV - Steklov Mathematical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Lomonosov Moscow State University

Data: 20/9/2017

Hora: 13h30

Local: Sala de Seminários, Edifício VII, FCT NOVA


1. Introduction.

2. Towards the history of coming-to-be of Probability Theory.

3. Von Mises' frequentist probabilities.

4. Stability of frequencies (or stochasticity).

5. Typicality (beloning to a set with effective measure 1).

6. Sequences with complex structure (chaotic sequences).

7. Nonpredictability.

8. An example.