Non-equilibrium Dynamics and Random Matrices | |

Topic: | In search of explicit matrices that behave like random ones |

Speaker: | Avi Wigderson |

Affiliation: | Herbert H. Maass Professor, School of Mathematics |

Date: | Friday, February 7 |

Time/Room: | 11:00am - 12:00pm/S-101 |

Video Link: | https://video.ias.edu/nedrm/2014/0207-AviWigderson |

I will describe several properties (structural and/or computational) which are satisfied by random matrices almost surely, but for which we have no concrete examples of such matrices. My hope is that the audience will be intrigued and interested in generating such examples.