On Random Bernoulli Matrices: Singularity and Determinant

COMPUTER SCIENCE/DISCRETE MATH SEMINAR, II
Topic:On Random Bernoulli Matrices: Singularity and Determinant
Speaker:Van Vu
Affiliation:University of California at San Diego
Date:Tuesday, November 30
Time/Room:10:30am - 12:30pm/S-101

We study properties of random Bernoulli matrices. In particular, we determine the typical value of the determinant. We also obtain a new bound on the probability that the matrix is singular. Joint work with T. Tao.