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## Orthogonal Polynomials and Random Matrices: A Riemann-Hilbert Approach (Softcover)"This volume expands on a set of lectures held at the Courant Institute on Riemann-Hlibert problems, orthogonal polynomials, and random matrix theory. The goal of this course was to prove universality for a variety of statistical quantities arising in the theory of random matrix models." — From the back cover ## $27.59 |

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**LIKE NEW:** This book is in excellent, like-new condition. It was printed on acid-free paper.

## Description

This is Volume 3 in the **Courant Lecture Notes in Mathematics** series published by the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and the American Mathematical Society.

Continued from the back cover: “The central question was the following: Why do very general ensembles of random *n×n* matrices exhibit universal behavior as *n→∞*? the main ingredient in the proof is the steepest descent method for oscillatory Riemann-Hilbert problems.”

**Chapters**

- Riemann-Hilbert Problems
- Jacobi Operators
- Orthogonal Polynomials
- Continued Fractions
- Random Matrix Theory
- Equilibrium Measures
- Asymptotics for Orthogonal Polynomials
- Universality

The book concludes with a Bibliography.

## Details

- SKU:
- 2945
- Subject:
- Mathematics
- Author:
- Deift, Percy
- Publisher:
- American Mathematical Society and Courant Institute of Mathematical Science
- Publish Date:
- 2000
- Format:
- Softcover
- Weight (pounds):
- 1.09
- Dimensions (W”xL”xH”):
- 7″x10″x0.6
- ISBN-13:
- 9780821826959
- ISBN-10:
- 0821826956
- Grade Level:
- Graduate

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