Estimating the volume of a convex body

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Estimating the volume of a convex body

Sometimes the volume of a convex body needs to be estimated if we cannot calculate it analytically. We explain how statistics can be used not only to approximate the volume of the convex body but also its shape.

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Mathematical subjects

Geometry and Topology
Probability Theory and Statistics

Author(s)

Nicolai Baldin
Senior Editor:
Carla Cederbaum
Junior Editor:
Moritz Firsching

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DOI (Digital Object Identifier)

10.14760/SNAP-2018-015-EN

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Mathematical subjects

Algebra and Number Theory
Analysis
Didactics and Education
Discrete Mathematics and Foundations
Geometry and Topology
Numerics and Scientific Computing
Probability Theory and Statistics

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