Projection Functions on Higher Rank Grassmannians

  • Paul Goodey
  • Rolf Schneider
  • Wolfgang Weil
Part of the Operator Theory Advances and Applications book series (OT, volume 77)


This work comprises a study of the behaviour of projection functions of convex bodies considered as functions defined on Grassmannian manifolds. We show that the behaviour in the case of higher rank manifolds is often very different from the rank 1 case. We also study the images of projection functions under Radon transforms. If X is an n-dimensional normed space, and d denotes the Banach-Mazur distance, then d(X, n ) ≤ cn 5/6.


Convex Body Projection Function Surface Area Measure Integral Geometry Invariant Probability Measure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Goodey
    • 1
  • Rolf Schneider
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Weil
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of OklahomaNormanUSA
  2. 2.Mathematisches Institut derAlbert-Ludwigs-UniversitätFreiburg i. Br.Germany
  3. 3.Mathematisches Institut IIUniversität KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany

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