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A continuous mapping theorem for the argmin-set functional with applications to convex stochastic processes

Dietmar Ferger (2021)


For lower-semicontinuous and convex stochastic processes Z n and nonnegative random variables ϵ n we investigate the pertaining random sets A ( Z n , ϵ n ) of all ϵ n -approximating minimizers of Z n . It is shown that, if the finite dimensional distributions of the Z n converge to some Z and if the ϵ n converge in probability to some constant c , then the A ( Z n , ϵ n ) converge in distribution to A ( Z , c ) in the hyperspace of Vietoris. As a simple corollary we obtain an extension of several argmin-theorems in the literature. In particular, in...

A note on almost sure convergence and convergence in measure

P. Kříž, Josef Štěpán (2014)

Commentationes Mathematicae Universitatis Carolinae

The present article studies the conditions under which the almost everywhere convergence and the convergence in measure coincide. An application in the statistical estimation theory is outlined as well.

An isomorphic Dvoretzky's theorem for convex bodies

Y. Gordon, O. Guédon, M. Meyer (1998)

Studia Mathematica

We prove that there exist constants C>0 and 0 < λ < 1 so that for all convex bodies K in n with non-empty interior and all integers k so that 1 ≤ k ≤ λn/ln(n+1), there exists a k-dimensional affine subspace Y of n satisfying d ( Y K , B 2 k ) C ( 1 + ( k / l n ( n / ( k l n ( n + 1 ) ) ) ) . This formulation of Dvoretzky’s theorem for large dimensional sections is a generalization with a new proof of the result due to Milman and Schechtman for centrally symmetric convex bodies. A sharper estimate holds for the n-dimensional simplex.

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