Seminar at SMU Delhi

August 29, 2012 (Wednesday) , 3:30 PM at Webinar
Speaker: Rajendra Bhatia, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi
Title: Loewner Matrices
Abstract of Talk
In 1934 Karl Lowner published a paper laying the foundations of the theory of operator monotone functions. Divided difference matrices, also called Pick matrices or Lowner matrices play an important role in this theory. We will describe this, and discuss some recent developments and open problems.