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The Khinchine inequalities with optimal constants via ultra log-concavity

Friday 18th February 2011 - 14:00 to 15:00
INI Seminar Room 1
We shall present a new approach to the comparison of moments for sums of independent symmetric random variables, based on Walkup's theorem which states that the binomial convolution transform preserves log-concavity. This is a joint work with Piotr Nayar.
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University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons