Fall 2020

Thin Shell Estimates for Maximal Affine Surface Area

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020, 11:00 am12:00 pm

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Elisabeth Werner (Case Western Reserve University)


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Given a convex body K in R^n, we study the maximal affine surface area of K, i.e., the quantity AS(K) = sup_{C subseteq K} as(C) where as(C) denotes the affine surface area of C, and the supremum is taken over all convex subsets of K. In particular, we give asymptotic estimates on its size.