Approximation of the Euclidean ball by polytopes

Monika Ludwig, Garsten Schütt, Elisabeth Werner

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There is a constant c such that for every n ∈ ℕ, there is an N n so that for every N ≥ N n there is a polytope P in ℝ n with N vertices and vol n(B 2 n Δ P) ≤ c vol n(B 2 n) N -2/n-1 where B 2 n denotes the Euclidean unit ball of dimension n.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-18
Number of pages18
JournalStudia Mathematica
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • Approximation by polytopes
  • Convex body


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