Monthly Archives: April 2009

a short digest of tao and vu’s result on determinant of a random bernoulli matrix

   Below I summarize the proof of the following result of Tao and Vu, which is not the optimal to date, but is conceptually perhaps the clearest:Given an n by n matrix of iid entries consisting of bernoulli random variables, … Continue reading

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I rarely cite others writing, but Arthur Rubinstein said it the best!

Chopin was a genius of universal appeal. His music conquers the most diverse audiences. When the first notes of Chopin sound through the concert hall there is a happy sigh of recognition. All over the world men and women know … Continue reading

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