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Random Matrices in Three Short Stories

The first story begins with that of my personal hero, Freeman John Dyson. Growing up as a kid in England in the period between the two of the most disastrous wars this planet has seen, Dyson developed a strong interest for everything numbers. This interest, quite naturally, evolved into a passion for physics and mathematics. Continue reading

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Random Matrices

Random Matrix Theory¬†comprises of some of the most beautiful ideas in modern day mathematics. Popularised extensively¬†by the works of Eugene Wigner and Freeman Dyson in the 1950s (after being first used by John Wishart in mathematical statistics), the theory of … Continue reading

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