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Sydney Random Matrix Theory Workshop


13–16 January 2014


School of Mathematics and Statistics
The University of Sydney
Australia

Supported by AMSI and AustMS



Topics

Analysis, computation and applications of random matrices.

Organizer: Sheehan Olver (U Sydney)

Program

The workshop will take place in New Law Building Lecture Theatre 104. Here are the title and abstracts.

Sunday, 12 January
18:00 Meet at Opera Bar/Kitchen
Monday, 13 January
09:00 Raj Rao NadakuditiRandom matrix theory and universal perfect transmission in opaque media
10:00 Coffee
10:30 Alan Edelman On an integral geometry inspired method for conditional sampling from Gaussian ensembles
11:30 Folkmar Bornemann Random remarks on computing gap probabilities: methods, software, applications, open problems
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Tom Trogdon Monte Carlo methods and universality in numerical algorithms
14:30 Discussion: Computation
15:30 Afternoon Tea
16:00 Arnab Sen Continuous spectra for sparse random graphs
17:00 Ioanna Dumitriu Finding the (numerical) rank: a randomized approach
18:00 Welcome reception Eastern avenue foyer
Tuesday, 14 January
09:00 Arno Kuijlaars Singular values of products of random matrices
10:00 Coffee
10:30 Tom Claeys Biorthogonal ensembles with two-particle interactions
11:30 Lun Zhang Universality and critical behaviour in the chiral two-matrix model
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Dong Wang Nonintersecting Brownian motions on the circle and discrete Gaussian orthogonal polynomials
14:30 Discussion Determinantal point processes with boundary conditions
15:30 Afternoon Tea
16:00 Maurice Duits Central limit theorems for biorthogonal ensembles with a recurrence
17:00 Seung Yeop Lee 2D Coulomb gas by orthogonal polynomials
Wednesday, 15 January
09:00 Pavel Bleher Random matrices and the six-vertex model
10:00 Coffee
10:30 Alfredo Deaño Asymptotic analysis of the partition function in the cubic random matrix model
11:30 Daan Huybrechs Universality in orthogonal polynomials with respect to oscillatory weights
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Gregory Schehr Near-extreme eigenvalues and the first gap of Hermitian random matrices
14:30 Discussion Normal random matrices
15:30 Afternoon Tea
16:00 Peter Clarkson Semi-classical orthogonal polynomials and the Painlevè equations
17:00 Guilherme Silva S-property in polynomial external fields
19:00 Pre-dinner drink The Bar at the End Of The Wharf, Sydney Theatre Company, Walsh Bay
19:45 Workshop dinner Dede’s on the Wharf, Walsh Bay
Thursday, 15 January
09:00 Peter Forrester Asymptotics of spacing distributions
10:00 Coffee
10:30 Nicholas Witte Eigenvalue densities for the Gaussian β ensembles
11:30 Maciej Nowak Spectral shock waves in dynamical random matrix theories
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Peter Miller The semiclassical sine-Gordon equation and rational solutions of Painlevè-II
14:30 Discussion Random linearized Hamiltonians
15:30 Afternoon Tea
16:00 Adrien Hardy Fluctuations of the extremal eigenvalues of Gaussian complex covariance matrices

Registration

Please register by emailing

        Sheehan.Olver@sydney.edu.au

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Hotels

Rydges Camperdown
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Facilities: iron and ironing board, mini Bar and refrigerator, dataports, TV, functional desk/workstation area, individually controlled air-conditioning, swimming pool and sauna, childrens wading pool, games room and brasserie and bar downstairs.

10 minute walk to University of Sydney or Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Mercure Sydney Hotel
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Modern hotel with secure parking, pool & spa. Restaurant for buffet breakfast. Laundry service.

10 minute walk to University of Sydney, near central station.
Catthie Lesslie Bed & Breakfast
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Phone: +61 2 9692 0548
Rates per day: $90 including a hearty breakfast. 5 - 10 minutes walk to University of Sydney.
 

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