Convex Functions, Partial Orderings, and Statistical Applications

By

  • Josip Peajcariaac, University of Zagreb
  • Y. Tong, Georgia Institute of Technology

This research-level book presents up-to-date information concerning recent developments in convex functions and partial orderings and some applications in mathematics, statistics, and reliability theory. The book will serve researchers in mathematical and statistical theory and theoretical and applied reliabilists.
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Audience

Research-level mathematicians, statisticians, and engineers, as well as second-year graduate students in these areas.

 

Book information

  • Published: April 1992
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-549250-8


Table of Contents

Convex Functions. Jensen's and Jensen-Steffensen's Inequalities. Reversals, Refinements, and Converses of Jensen's and Jensen-Steffensen's Inequalities. Applications of Jensen's Inequality to Means and H*adolder's Inequalities. Hermite-Hadamard's and Jensen-Petrovi*aac's Inequalities. Popoviciu's, Burkill's, and Steffensen's Inequalities. *ajCeby*ajsev-Gr*aduss', Favard's, Berwald's, Gauss-Winckler's, and Related Inequalities. Hardy's, Hilbert's, Opial's, Young's, Nanson's, and Related Inequalities. General Linear Inequalities for Convex Sequences and Functions. Orderings and Convexity-Preserving Transformations. Convex Functions and Geometric Inequalities. Convexity, Majorization, and Schur-Convexity. Convexity and Log-Concavity Related Moment and Probability Inequalities. Muirhead's Theorem and Related Inequalities. Arrangement Ordering. Applications of Arrangement Ordering. Multivariate Arrangement Increasing Functions. References. Author Index. Subject Index.