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The Fourier Entropy-Influence conjecture for certain classes of Boolean functions

O'Donnell, R (Carnegie Mellon)
Monday 28 March 2011, 14:00-15:00

Seminar Room 1, Newton Institute


In this talk we report some progress on Friedgut and Kalai's "Fourier Entropy-Influence Conjecture". We verify the conjecture for symmetric functions, read-once decision trees, and certain generalizations of these classes.

Joint work with John Wright and Yuan Zhou of Carnegie Mellon University.


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