Sponsored by the Rutgers University Department of Mathematics and the
Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS)
Title: Codes and Noncommutative Stochastic Matrices
Speaker: Vladimir Retakh, Rutgers University
Date: Thursday, November 6, 2008 5:00pm
Location: Hill Center, Room 705, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ
Given a matrix over a skew field fixing the column (1,...,1)t, we give formulas for a row vector fixed by this matrix. The same techniques are applied to give noncommutative extensions of probabilistic properties of codes.
(joint work with S. Lavalle, D. Perrin and C. Reutenauer)