The Tracy-Widom law for some sparse random matrices

Sasha Sodin*

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Abstract

Consider the random matrix obtained from the adjacency matrix of a random d-regular graph by multiplying every entry by a random sign. The largest eigenvalue converges, after proper scaling, to the Tracy-Widom distribution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)834-841
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Statistical Physics
Volume136
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009

Funding

FundersFunder number
Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Israel Science Foundation

    Keywords

    • Airy point process
    • Edge of the spectrum
    • Random graph
    • Tracy-Widom distribution

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