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The Competitive State
This dissertation studies competitive political institutions and institutional incentives in the context of legislative and executive politics, and asks to what extent they encourage representatives and ruling parties to ...
Local Statistics of Dyson Brownian Motion
The time to equilibrium of the local statistics of Dyson Brownian motion with general initial data is investigated. In the bulk of the spectrum it is established that the local statistics coincide with the invariant GOE/GUE ...
Counting Stars: Developing Probabilistic Cataloging for Crowded Fields
The depth of next generation surveys poses a great data analysis challenge: these surveys will suffer from crowding, making their images difficult to deblend and catalog. Sources in crowded fields are extremely covariant ...
The Power of Diffusion Networks: Learning to Detect the Spread of Hate Speech Online
Researchers have yet to fully understand the online spread of divisive content. As hate groups continuously seek to avoid censorship, building new detection methods is an important countermeasure. This thesis proposes a ...