The Fractalist: Memoir of a Scientific Maverick

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In purely geometric formulations of filament packing, excluded volume considerations require that Δ∗≥d, where d is the filament diameter ( 18 ). This problem in turn led Khayyam to solve the cubic equation x3 + 200x = 20x2 + 2000 and he found a positive root of this cubic by considering the intersection of a rectangular hyperbola and a circle. A key ingredient of our proof are tail bounds for random processes of the form sup X2X XL `=1 jhb`;XC` ij2; where the b`; c` are independent standard Gaussian vectors and X is a set of matrices.

Pages: 352

Publisher: Vintage; Reprint edition (January 14, 2014)

ISBN: 030738991X

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