CARMA Colloquium

4:00 pm

Thursday, 24th Feb 2011

V129, Mathematics Building

Peter Forrester

(Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne)

Selberg integrals and random matrix theory

"In this talk I'll exhibit the interplay between Selberg integrals (interpreted broadly) and random matrix theory. Here an important role is played by the basic matrix operations of a random corank 1 projection (this reduces the number of nonzero eigenvalues by one) and bordering (this increases the number of eigenvalues by one)."