School Seminars and Colloquia

Interlacing variables in random matrix theory

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Peter Forrester


Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 1st September 2008
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract: I'll review a result of Baryshnikov in queueing
theory which relates to the minors of a random Hermitian
matrix. I'll then go on to show how the point process defined
by other natural sequences of interlaced eigenvalues appears
in some statistical mechanical problems relating to tilings.

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