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Feynman Diagrams, Pairing Schemes, and Gaussian IntegralsStudent-Run Applied & Math Seminar
|Speaker: ||Patrick Dragon, UC Davis|
|Location: ||2112 MSB|
|Start time: ||Wed, Feb 4 2009, 12:00PM|
The computation of "gaussian integrals" has many applications in physics and statistics. This talk will be centered around particular "integrality conditions" and several equivalent methods of computation. We will exhibit a combinatorial interpretation of the values of certain classes of gaussian integrals, and utilize this reinterpretation to simplify some computations. Time-permitting, we will discuss extensions to cases involving multiple dimensions, super-commutativity, or "perturbed gaussians".
Pizza and soda.