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2019 서울대학교 수리과학부 세미나
Title "Can you play a fair game of craps with a loaded pair of dice?'' and related problems about factorization in mathbbR g e0[x]
Date 2019-01-04
Speaker Ian Morrison(Fordham University)
Sponsors 2019-01-04
Host SNU
Place 129-301
Abstract I hope to convince you that questions about factorizations of polynomials with non-negative real coefficients---not necessarily into irreducibles and possibly with conditions on the degrees of the factors---are worth studying by discussing several examples that have interesting answers. The question in the title arises from an equivalent formulation that asks what we can say about a finite collection of dice from knowing the probability distribution of the totals that arise when the dice are rolled. No knowledge of the game of craps will be required, but you may enjoy preparing by streaming this classic scene