ACO The ACO Seminar (2016–2017)

Apr. 13, 3:30pm, Wean 8220
Hoi Nguyen, Ohio State
Gaussian properties of normal vectors in random discrete matrices


Let X1,..., Xn-1 be independent vectors in Rn, and X be a unit vector orthogonal to these vectors. It is clear that if the entries of Xi are iid standard Gaussian then X is uniformly distributed on the unit sphere. In this talk we show that this property remains asymptotically true for X even when the entries of Xi have Bernoulli distributions. (partly joint with V. Vu)

Before the talk, at 3:10pm, there will be tea and cookies in Wean 6220.

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