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### Effective Resistance for Connection Graph Laplacian

**Speaker:** Zhengchao Wan

We investigate the concept of effective resistance in connection graphs, expanding its traditional application from undirected graphs. We propose a robust definition of effective resistance in connection graphs by focusing on the duality of Dirichlet-type and Poisson-type problems on connection graphs. Additionally, we delve into random walks, taking into account both node transitions and vector rotations. This approach introduces novel concepts of effective conductance and resistance matrices for connection graphs, capturing mean rotation matrices corresponding to random walk transitions. Thereby, it provides new theoretical insights for network analysis and optimization.This is based on a joint work with Alexander Cloninger, Gal Mishne, Andreas Oslandsbotn, Sawyer Jack Robertson and Yusu Wang. Read more.