Zeros of polynomials via matrix theory and continued fractions

Members' Seminar
Topic:Zeros of polynomials via matrix theory and continued fractions
Speaker:Olga Holtz
Affiliation:University of California, Berkeley; von Neumann Fellow, School of Mathematics
Date:Monday, February 24
Time/Room:2:00pm - 3:00pm/S-101
Video Link:https://video.ias.edu/members/2014/0224-OlgaHoltz

After a brief review of various classical connections between problems of polynomial zero localization, continued fractions, and matrix theory, I will show a few ways to generalize these classical techniques to get new results about some interesting polynomials and entire functions.