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Volume 14, Issue 1, 2017, pp. 499–526
DOI: 10.4171/OWR/2017/10

Published online: 2018-01-02

Mini-Workshop: Perspectives in High-Dimensional Probability and Convexity

Joscha Prochno[1], Christoph Thäle[2] and Elisabeth Werner[3]

(1) University of Hull, UK
(2) Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
(3) Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA

Understanding the geometric structure of systems involving a huge amount of parameters is a central problem in mathematics and applied sciences today. Here, geometric and analytical ideas meet in a non-trivial way and powerful probabilistic tools play a key role in many discoveries. Two essentially independent areas of mathematics concerned with high-dimensional problems are asymptotic geometric analysis and information-based complexity. In this Mini-Workshop we brought together researchers from both fields to explore the connections and form synergies to develop new perspectives.

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Prochno Joscha, Thäle Christoph, Werner Elisabeth: Mini-Workshop: Perspectives in High-Dimensional Probability and Convexity. Oberwolfach Rep. 14 (2017), 499-526. doi: 10.4171/OWR/2017/10