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The logarithmic Laplace transform in convex geometry

Presented by: 
B Klartag [Tel-Aviv]
Date: 
Wednesday 22nd June 2011 - 15:30 to 16:30
Venue: 
INI Seminar Room 2
Abstract: 
My plan is to give a slow introduction to the use of the logarithmic Laplace transform in obtaining bounds on the isotropic constants of convex bodies. We will review the proofs of Bourgain's n^{1/4} bound, the bound by the width of the thinshell, and the bound in term of the sub-gaussian coefficient. This talk is based on joint works with Ronen Eldan and with Emanuel Milman.
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Presentation Material: 
University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute The Leverhulme Trust London Mathematical Society Microsoft Research NM Rothschild and Sons