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A Brownian‐Motion Model for the Eigenvalues of a Random Matrix
A new type of Coulomb gas is defined, consisting of n point charges executing Brownian motions under the influence of their mutual electrostatic repulsions. It is proved that this gas gives an exactExpand
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Statistical Theory of the Energy Levels of Complex Systems. I
New kinds of statistical ensemble are defined, representing a mathematical idealization of the notion of ``all physical systems with equal probability.'' Three such ensembles are studied in detail,Expand
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Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma contains strategies that dominate any evolutionary opponent
  • W. Press, F. Dyson
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 21 May 2012
The two-player Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma game is a model for both sentient and evolutionary behaviors, especially including the emergence of cooperation. It is generally assumed that there existsExpand
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Correlations between eigenvalues of a random matrix
Exact analytical expressions are found for the joint probability distribution functions ofn eigenvalues belonging to a random Hermitian matrix of orderN, wheren is any integer andN→∞. TheExpand
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The Oklo bound on the time variation of the fine-structure constant revisited
Abstract It has been pointed out by Shlyakhter that data from the natural fission reactors which operated about two billion years ago at Oklo (Gabon) had the potential of providing an extremely tightExpand
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Phase Transitions in Quantum Spin Systems with Isotropic and Nonisotropic Interactions
We prove the existence of spontaneous magnetization at sufficiently low temperature, and hence of a phase transition, in a variety of quantum spin systems in three or more dimensions. The isotropicExpand
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Existence of a phase-transition in a one-dimensional Ising ferromagnet
AbstractExistence of a phase-transition is proved for an infinite linear chain of spins μj=±1, with an interaction energy $$H = - \sum J(i - j)\mu _i \mu _j ,$$ whereJ(n) is positive and monotoneExpand
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The S Matrix in Quantum Electrodynamics
The covariant quantum electrodynamics of Tomonaga, Schwinger, and Feynman is used as the basis for a general treatment of scattering problems involving electrons, positrons, and photons. ScatteringExpand
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Fredholm determinants and inverse scattering problems
The Gel'fand-Levitan and Marchenko formalisms for solving the inverse scattering problem are applied together to a single set of scattering phase-shifts. The result is an identity relating twoExpand
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Origins of Life
This addresswas presented by Freeman J. Dyson as the NishinaMemorial Lecture at the University of Tokyo, on October 17, 1984, and at Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, on October 23, 1984.
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