All reports by Author Ori Sberlo:

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TR22-008
| 14th January 2022
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Gil Cohen, Dean Doron, Ori Sberlo#### Approximating Large Powers of Stochastic Matrices in Small Space

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TR21-020
| 15th February 2021
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Gil Cohen, Dean Doron, Oren Renard, Ori Sberlo, Amnon Ta-Shma#### Error Reduction For Weighted PRGs Against Read Once Branching Programs

Gil Cohen, Dean Doron, Ori Sberlo

We give a deterministic space-efficient algorithm for approximating powers of stochastic matrices. On input a $w \times w$ stochastic matrix $A$, our algorithm approximates $A^{n}$ in space $\widetilde{O}(\log n + \sqrt{\log n}\cdot \log w)$ to within high accuracy. This improves upon the seminal work by Saks and Zhou (FOCS'95), that ... more >>>

Gil Cohen, Dean Doron, Oren Renard, Ori Sberlo, Amnon Ta-Shma

Weighted pseudorandom generators (WPRGs), introduced by Braverman, Cohen and Garg [BCG20], is a generalization of pseudorandom generators (PRGs) in which arbitrary real weights are considered rather than a probability mass. Braverman et al. constructed WPRGs against read once branching programs (ROBPs) with near-optimal dependence on the error parameter. Chattopadhyay and ... more >>>