## Speaker:

G. Varma
School of Technology and Computer Science
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Homi Bhabha Road
Mu

## Time:

Friday, 18 September 2009 (All day)

## Venue:

- A-212 (STCS Seminar Room)

We will try to answer the above question by analyzing the stopping times (which is the time after which the deck of cards is completely random) of the card shuffling process. If i get time i will generalize some of the analysis for random walks on groups.

*Reference:*

*Shuffling cards *and *stopping times*

*stanford.edu

D Aldous, P Diaconis - American Mathematical Monthly, 1986 - jstor.org

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