Toward the best constant factor for the Rademacher-Gaussian tail comparison

Iosif Pinelis

ESAIM: Probability and Statistics (2007)

  • Volume: 11, page 412-426
  • ISSN: 1292-8100

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It is proved that the best constant factor in the Rademacher-Gaussian tail comparison is between two explicitly defined absolute constants c1 and c2 such that c2≈1.01 c1. A discussion of relative merits of this result versus limit theorems is given.

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Pinelis, Iosif. "Toward the best constant factor for the Rademacher-Gaussian tail comparison." ESAIM: Probability and Statistics 11 (2007): 412-426. <http://eudml.org/doc/250122>.

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