Hit-and-run from a corner

L. Lovász, Santosh Vempala

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Abstract

We show that the hit-and-run random walk mixes rapidly starting from any interior point of a convex body. This is the first random walk known to have this property. In contrast, the ball walk can take exponentially many steps from some starting points.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference Proceedings of the Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing
Pages310-314
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventProceedings of the 36th Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing - Chicago, IL, United States
Duration: Jun 13 2004Jun 15 2004

Other

OtherProceedings of the 36th Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing
CountryUnited States
CityChicago, IL
Period6/13/046/15/04

Keywords

  • Isoperimetric inequalities
  • Random walks
  • Sampling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software

Cite this

Lovász, L., & Vempala, S. (2004). Hit-and-run from a corner. In Conference Proceedings of the Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing (pp. 310-314)

Hit-and-run from a corner. / Lovász, L.; Vempala, Santosh.

Conference Proceedings of the Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing. 2004. p. 310-314.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Lovász, L & Vempala, S 2004, Hit-and-run from a corner. in Conference Proceedings of the Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing. pp. 310-314, Proceedings of the 36th Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing, Chicago, IL, United States, 6/13/04.
Lovász L, Vempala S. Hit-and-run from a corner. In Conference Proceedings of the Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing. 2004. p. 310-314
Lovász, L. ; Vempala, Santosh. / Hit-and-run from a corner. Conference Proceedings of the Annual ACM Symposium on Theory of Computing. 2004. pp. 310-314
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