Graduate Student / Postdoc Seminar

How Long Does It Take to Compute the Eigenvalues of a Random Symmetric Matrix?

Speaker: Percy Deift

Location: Warren Weaver Hall 1302

Date: Friday, November 16, 2012, 1 p.m.


The speaker will discuss some of the theory of eigenvalue computation and present results showing that the fluctuations in eigenvalue computation times are universal.

This is joint work with Chritian Pfrang and Govind Menon.