Concentration Inequalities 1 Convergence of Sums of Independent Random Variables

The most important form of statistic considered in this course is a sum of independent random variables. Example 1. A biologist is studying the new artificial lifeform called synthia. She is interested to see if the synthia cells can survive in cold conditions. To test synthia's hardiness, the biologist will conduct n independent experiments. She has grown… CONTINUE READING