Event Detail

Event Type: 
Department Colloquium
Date/Time: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 16:00 to 17:00
Location: 
Kidder 350

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Abstract: 

In this talk we will discuss the most recent progress made in (i) the study of self-similar random trees and their applications; (ii) coupling method and mixing times for randomized algorithms; (iii) using orthogonal polynomials in the analysis of mixing times, and other applications; (iv) using the statistical mechanics techniques in biological networks.