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Random matrices on graphs and orthogonal polynomials

Mathematical Physics & Probability

Speaker: Sasha Sodin, Tel Aviv University
Location: 1147 MSB
Start time: Wed, Oct 24 2007, 4:10PM

A modification of the moment method based on a simple combinatorial relation leads to certain families of orthogonal polynomials. We explain this approach and apply it to study the spectrum of several families of +1/-1 and 0/1 matrices