Márton Naszódi "John ellipsoid for log-concave functions"
Márton Naszódi (Combinatorial Geometry Research Group and Dept. of Geometry, Loránd Eötvös Univ., Budapest, Hungary) will give the talk "John ellipsoid for log-concave functions" on the labs' Big Seminar.
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We extend the notion of the largest volume ellipsoid contained in a convex body to the setting of log-concave functions. As an application, we prove a quantitative Helly-type result about the integral of the pointwise minimum of a family of log-concave functions. Joint work with Grigory Ivanov.
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Everyone is invited to attend. The language of the lecture is English. The event is aimed at master and graduate students, as well as researchers in the field of combinatorics.