Eric Schmutz
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@drexel.edu: Eric.Jonathan.Schmutz
Mathematics Department
264 Korman Building
Drexel University
Philadelphia, 19104
Courses
Research
My research interests are in discrete mathematics, including
probabilistic
methods,
asymptotic
enumeration, and some topics in number theory.
 Selected papers.

Periods of Iterated Rational Functions over a Finite Field
with Charles Burnette. (To appear in IJNT).

Representing Random Permutations as the Product of Two Involutions
with Charles Burnette.

PartProducts of SRestricted Compositions
(with Caroline Shapcott),
Appl. Anal. Discrete Math. 7, no. 1, 2013

Period Lengths for Iterated Functions
Combinatorics, Probability, and
Computing 20,(2011), 289  298.
 Rational Points on the Unit Sphere
Centr.Eur.J.Math 6 (2008) 482487.

The Expected Order of a Random
Unitary Matrix ,
Journal of Group Theory,
11 (4), 2008.

Splitting
Fields
for Characteristic Polynomials of Matrices with Entries in a Finite
Field,
Finite Fields Appl. 14(1) (2008), 250257.

Limit distribution for the maximum
degree of a random recursive tree,
with
William
M.Y.Goh,
J. Comput. Appl. Math.
142 (1) (2002), 6182.
 The
Number of Distinct Part Sizes in a
Random Partition ,
with William M.Y.Goh
, Journal of Combinatorial Theory Ser A. 69
(1995) 149158.

How Random is the Characteristic
Polynomial of a Random Matrix?,
with Jennie C. Hansen, Mathematical Proceedings of the
Cambridge Philosophical Society 114(3) (1993),
507515.
 Gap
Free Set Partitions ,
with William M.Y.Goh
Random Structures and Algorithms
3(1) (1992), 918.

Carmichaels Lambda Function
with Paul Erdos and Carl Pomerance,
Acta Arith. 58 (1991), no. 4, 363385.

The Expected Order of a Random
Permutation
with William M.Y.Goh,
Bull.
London Math. Soc. 23(1) (1991), 3442.