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I'm a postdoc in computational chemistry at MIT. I have a background in chemical physics and applied mathematics. I am currently learning random matrix theory in an effort to improve simulation methods for solar energy applications and other physics and chemistry modeling efforts.

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asked Random Schrödinger operators with asymmetric Lifshitz tails?
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comment Best Numerical Method for Evaluating a Hilbert transform
This is actually not too different from Sheehan Olver's published method.
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comment Weyl inequalities for largest eigenvalue of matrix sum
I found this to be a nice introduction to the topic. ams.org/notices/200102/fea-knutson.pdf
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comment Reconstructing an Euclidean point cloud from their pairwise distances
@Gjergji my apologies for the duplication. FWIW I did try to search for this question but I didn't quite turn up anything on my own.
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comment Reconstructing an Euclidean point cloud from their pairwise distances
@Joseph - thank you, I had the feeling that I was missing some magic incantation to find the relevant literature.
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comment How to quantify noncommutativity?
To be honest, I was expecting to hear "this is obvious and well known and the answer is X", but it certainly seems like this is a potential research area of wide interest.
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comment How to quantify noncommutativity?
Thinking a bit more about b), this suggests that the norm of $\log \left(\exp A \exp B\right) - (A + B)$ might be an interesting object to look at