Event Type:

Probability Seminar

Date/Time:

Tuesday, April 7, 2009 - 09:00

Location:

Kidder 350

Local Speaker:

Abstract:

We will show examples of computing mixing times via orthogonal polynomials diagonalization of reversible Markov chains, the Karlin-McGregor approach. Also, we will discuss matrix Riemann-Hilbert problems in the context of reversible Markov chains.