Monday 15th 2017

There will be no class on Monday May 15th, but maybe an exercise class instead of the one on Thursday (May 18th) (provided this post reaches you). Hence, if this OK for you, please email Hannes at  Thank you!


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Convex Geometry II

Lectures:  Time/place: Monday, 12-14, MA648 & Thursday, 12-14, MA642
                  Start: Thursday, April 20th, 12-14, MA 642

Exercise classes: Time/place:Thursday 14-16, MA751 
                               Start:Thursday, April 27th, 14-16, MA751  

List of topics: symmetrizations, positions (John, isotropic, M-, …) of convex bodies,
Brascamp-Lieb/Barthe inequality, (reverse) Brunn-Minkowski inequality,
l_p-(Brunn)-Minkowski problem,  concentration of measure, covering numbers, Dvoretzky’s theorem.

Literature (preliminary):
Shiri Artstein-Avidan, Apostolos Giannopoulos, Vitali D. Milman,
Asymptotic Geometric Analysis, AMS.
Silouanos Brazitikos, Apostolos Giannopoulos, Petros Valettas and Beatrice-Helen Vritsiou,   Geometry of Isotropic Convex Bodies, AMS.
Richard Gardner, Geometric Tomography, Cambridge University Press.
Peter Gruber, Convex and Discrete Geometry, Springer.
Rolf Schneider, Convex Bodies: The Brunn–Minkowski Theory, Cambridge University Press.

  If you have any questions, please email