Random Matching and Network Formation

Lexington, Kentucky

October 20-22, 2006

The Random Matching and Network Formation Conference will be held at the University of Kentucky on Friday, 20 October through Sunday, 22 October. Research on random matching and network formation is going on in a fairly wide variety of fields including combinatorics, economics, computer science, biology, graph theory, and physics. One of the goals of this conference is to bring together individuals who are using common mathematical methods and applying them in diverse areas.

This conference is being supported in part by the Institute for Mathematics and its Application (IMA) through its Participating Institution (PI) Program and by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute. Additional support is being provided by the University of Kentucky through the Research Foundation, the Department of Mathematics, and the Mathematical Economics Program.

Registration There will be a registration table set up in Room 247 of the Business and Economics Building from 12:00 – 1:00 before the first talk on Friday , 20 October. Please stop by a sign the participant list. There will also be some refreshments available.

Travel and Hotel If you are flying to Lexington, you will arrive at Bluegrass Field, located approximately 20 minutes from campus. Taxi fare from the airport to the conference hotel is very reasonable. If you are driving to Lexington, you might want to consult the maps and driving directions linked below.

The conference hotel is the University Inn located at 1229 South Limestone, Lexington. The phone number is 859 278-6625. A block of rooms has been reserved for conference participants.

Organizers For more information, please contact either of the organizers;


All talks will be held in Room 248 of the Business and Economics Building. It is building number 34 on the campus map and located on the map at the south-east corner of block 7C. The schedule of talks is listed below.

Friday, October 20, 2006

Saturday, October 21, 2006

Sunday, October 22, 2006