Analysis Seminar

Title: Random matrices, differential operators and carousels
Speaker: Benedek Valko
Speaker Info: University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Special Note:

The Sine_\beta process is the bulk limit process of the Gaussian beta-ensembles. We show that this process can be obtained as the spectrum of a self-adjoint random differential operator. The result connects the Montgomery-Dyson conjecture about the Sine_2 process and the non-trivial zeros of the Riemann zeta function, the Hilbert-Polya conjecture, and de Brange’s approach of possibly proving the Riemann hypothesis. Our proof relies on the Brownian carousel representation of the Sine_beta process and a connection between hyperbolic carousels and first order differential operators acting on \(R^2\) valued functions.
Date: Monday, February 08, 2016
Time: 4:10pm
Where: Lunt 105
Contact Person: Antonio Auffinger
Contact email: auffing@math.northwestern.edu
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