Zassenhaus Lecture 3 - Persi Diaconis

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Persi Diaconis, Stanford University
October 19, 2011
11:30AM - 12:30PM
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Cockins Hall 240

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Add to Calendar 2011-10-19 11:30:00 2011-10-19 12:30:00 Zassenhaus Lecture 3 - Persi Diaconis Title:  On Adding a Column of DigitsSpeaker: Persi Diaconis, Stanford UniversityAbstract:  There is interesting mathematics in considering even simple tasks such as adding a column of digits.  Here, the carries form a determinantal point process, as in random matrix theory.  The associated mathematics involves Koszul algebras and group cohomology.  This is joint work with Alexei Borodin and Jason Fulman.2011 Zassenhaus Lectures Poster Cockins Hall 240 Department of Mathematics math@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Title:  On Adding a Column of Digits

Speaker: Persi Diaconis, Stanford University

Abstract:  There is interesting mathematics in considering even simple tasks such as adding a column of digits.  Here, the carries form a determinantal point process, as in random matrix theory.  The associated mathematics involves Koszul algebras and group cohomology.  This is joint work with Alexei Borodin and Jason Fulman.

2011 Zassenhaus Lectures Poster

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