Best student paper: Rafail Kartsioukas
From Belle Taylor on June 29th, 2021
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Name: Rafail Kartsioukas
Talk Title: On the rate of concentration of maxima in Gaussian arrays
Abstract: It has recently been established that the concentration of maxima phenomenon is the key to solving the exact sparse support recovery problem in high dimensions. This phenomenon, known also as relative stability, has been little studied in the context of dependence. Here, we obtain bounds on the rate of concentration of maxima in Gaussian triangular arrays. These results are used to establish sufficient conditions for the uniform relative stability of functions of Gaussian arrays, leading to new models that exhibit phase transitions in the exact support recovery problem. Finally, the optimal rate of concentration for Gaussian arrays is studied under general assumptions implied by the classic Berman condition.
This talk is a contributed talk at EVA 2021.