Probability and Statistics Seminar: Khinchin inequalities and sections of convex bodies

Friday, February 12 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm

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Tomasz Tkocz, Carnegie Mellon University

Abstract: I shall discuss some recent results on sharp moment comparison inequalities for weighted sums of i.i.d. random variables, a.k.a. Khinchin inequalities, as well as highlight how this relates to the problem of finding sections of convex bodies of extremal volume.

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