Convergence of moments of twisted COE matrices Academic Article uri icon


  • We investigate eigenvalue moments of matrices from Circular Orthogonal Ensemble multiplicatively perturbed by a permutation matrix. More precisely we investigate variance of the sum of the eigenvalues raised to power $k$, for arbitrary but fixed $k$ and in the limit of large matrix size. We find that when the permutation defining the perturbed ensemble has only long cycles, the answer is universal and approaches the corresponding moment of the Circular Unitary Ensemble with a particularly fast rate: the error is of order $1/N^3$ and the terms of orders $1/N$ and $1/N^2$ disappear due to cancellations. We prove this rate of convergence using Weingarten calculus and classifying the contributing Weingarten functions first in terms of a graph model and then algebraically.

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author list (cited authors)

  • Berkolaiko, G., & Booton, L.

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  • 0

complete list of authors

  • Berkolaiko, Gregory||Booton, Laura

publication date

  • January 2021