Zassenhaus Lecture 2 - Persi Diaconis

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Persi Diaconis, Stanford University
October 18, 2011
4:30PM - 5:30PM
Location
University Hall 0014

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Add to Calendar 2011-10-18 16:30:00 2011-10-18 17:30:00 Zassenhaus Lecture 2 - Persi Diaconis Title:  Adding Numbers, Shuffling Cards, and an Amazing MatrixSpeaker: Persi Diaconis, Stanford UniversityAbstract:  When several large integers are added in the usual manner, "carries" occur along the way.  These carries form a Markov chain with an "amazing" transition matrix.  The same matrix comes up in the combinatorics of the Veronese embedding, in shuffling cards, and as the Foulkes character table of the symmetric group.  This is joint work with Jason Fulman.2011 Zassenhaus Lectures Poster  University Hall 0014 Department of Mathematics math@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Title:  Adding Numbers, Shuffling Cards, and an Amazing Matrix

Speaker: Persi Diaconis, Stanford University

Abstract:  When several large integers are added in the usual manner, "carries" occur along the way.  These carries form a Markov chain with an "amazing" transition matrix.  The same matrix comes up in the combinatorics of the Veronese embedding, in shuffling cards, and as the Foulkes character table of the symmetric group.  This is joint work with Jason Fulman.

2011 Zassenhaus Lectures Poster

 

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