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A central limit theorem for convex bodies


Speaker: Bo’az Klartag, Princeton University
Location: 1147 MSB
Start time: Tue, May 27 2008, 4:10PM

We review recent advances in our understanding of probability measures with geometric characteristics on R^n, for large n. These advances include the central limit theorem for convex sets, according to which the uniform measure on a high-dimensional convex body has marginals that are approximately gaussian.

Refreshments will be served in MSB 1147 15-20 min before the seminar