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Geometry of isotropic convex bodies

Introductory Workshop: phenomena in high dimensions August 21, 2017 - August 25, 2017

August 22, 2017 (03:30 PM PDT - 04:30 PM PDT)
Speaker(s): Apostolos Giannopoulos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (University of Athens))
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
  • asymptotic convex geometry

  • isotropic convex bodies

  • log-concave probability measures

  • distribution of volume

  • slicing problem

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The aim of the talks will be to present the main results on the geometry of isotropic convex bodies in connection with a number of well-known open questions regarding the distribution of volume in high-dimensional convex bodies, such as the slicing problem, the thin shell conjecture and the Kannan-Lovász-Simonovits conjecture.

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