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Stability for the Brunn-Minkowski and Riesz Rearrangement Inequalities, with Applications to Gaussian Concentration and Finite Range Non-local Isoperimetry

  • Eric Carlen (a1) and Francesco Maggi (a2)


We provide a simple, general argument to obtain improvements of concentration-type inequalities starting from improvements of their corresponding isoperimetric-type inequalities. We apply this argument to obtain robust improvements of the Brunn-Minkowski inequality (for Minkowski sums between generic sets and convex sets) and of the Gaussian concentration inequality. The former inequality is then used to obtain a robust improvement of the Riesz rearrangement inequality under certain natural conditions. These conditions are compatible with the applications to a finite-range nonlocal isoperimetric problem arising in statistical mechanics.



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  • Eric Carlen (a1) and Francesco Maggi (a2)


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