Determining lower bounds on the maximal p-negative

Date: 

Wednesday, 15 August 2007 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Venue: 

Red Centre- Room 4082

Negative type inequalities arose classically in connection with the study of isometric embeddings. Prime movers were Karl Menger and Isaac Schoenberg. More recently, negative type inequalities have been studied in relation to certain hard, optimisation problems that arise in the domain of theoretical computer science.