Geometry of the Pfaff Lattices

Abstract

The (semi-infinite) Pfaff lattice was introduced by Adler and van Moerbeke [2] to describe the partition functions for the random matrix models of GOE and GSE type. The partition functions of those matrix models are given by the Pfaffians of certain skew-symmetric matrices called the moment matrices, and they are the τ -functions of the Pfaff lattice. In… (More)

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