Convexity and Total Positivity

  • Albert W. Marshall
  • Ingram Olkin
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)


Convexity is a fundamental analytic tool and the concept appears in many contexts. For more extensive discussions, see, for example, Roberts and Varberg (1973), Rockafeller (1970), van Tiel (1984), or Webster (1994).


Convex Function Hessian Matrix Total Positivity Pointwise Limit Open Convex Subset 
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© Springer 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Albert W. Marshall
    • 1
  • Ingram Olkin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of StatisticsUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.Department of StatisticsStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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