### 10th World Congress in Probability and Statistics

## Invited Session (live Q&A at Track 1, 11:30AM KST)

## Functional Estimation, Testing and Clustering under Sparsity (Organizer: Jiashun Jin)

### Optimal Network Testing by the Signed-Polygon Statistics

Tracy Ke (Harvard University)

This is a collaborated work with Jiashun Jin and Shengming Luo.

### Statistical inference for linear mediation models with high-dimensional mediators

Runze Li (Penn State University)

### Perturbation Bounds for Tensors and Their Applications in High Dimensional Data Analysis

Ming Yuan (Columbia University)

### Q&A for Invited Session 30

###### Session Chair

Jiashun Jin (Carnegie Mellon University)

## KSS Invited Session: Interactive Particle Systems and Urn Models (Organizer: Woncheol Jang)

### Convergence of randomized urn models with irreducible and reducible replacement

Li-Xin Zhang (Zhejiang University)

### Condensation phenomenon and metastability in interacting particle systems

Insuk Seo (Seoul National University)

This talk is based on joint works with S. Kim, C, Landim, and D. Marcondes.

### Time correlation exponents in planar last passage percolation

Riddhipratim Basu (International Centre for Theoretical Sciences-TIFR)

Based on joint works with Shirshendu Ganguly and Lingfu Zhang.

### Q&A for Invited Session 39

###### Session Chair

Panki Kim (Seoul National University)