|Topic:||L-Functions and Random Matrix Theory|
|Affiliation:||University of Waterloo, Ontario and Member, School of Mathematics|
|Date:||Monday, March 1|
|Time/Room:||2:00pm - 3:00pm/S-101|
I'll discuss connections between the distribution of zeros and values of $L$-functions, such as the Riemann zeta function, and of characteristic polynomials of matrices from the classical compact groups. Very little background will be assumed and the talk will be widely accessible.