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Mathematics Math21b Spring 2007

Linear Algebra and Differential Equations

Exhibit: diffusion

Course Head: Oliver Knill

Office: SciCtr 434

Email: knill@math.harvard.edu

Diffusion on a discrete network can be computed with linear algebra. For this illustration, the computer was iterating the adjency matrix A of the graph, computing so the exact number of paths of length up to 100 from any point to any other point. |

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Math21b | Oliver Knill | Spring 2007 |
Department of Mathematics |
Faculty of Art and Sciences |
Harvard University