Singularity of random Bernoulli matrices

Seminar: 
Colloquium
Event time: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 4:15pm
Location: 
LOM 215
Speaker: 
Konstantin Tikhomirov
Speaker affiliation: 
Georgia Institute of Technology
Event description: 

Let B be an n by n random matrix with i.i.d. entries taking values +1 and -1 with probability one half. We show that the probability that the matrix B is singular, is (1/2+o(1))^n, which settles an old problem.

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