MATH 233A: Concentration of measure

Stanford University, Autumn 2018

Lectures: Mon/Wed/Fri 9:30 - 10:20 PM, McCullough 115
Instructor: Jan Vondrak (

Textbook: Boucheron, Lugosi, Massart: Concentration of measure (a nonasymptotic theory of independence) .
Lecture notes: maintained by Yuval Wigderson
Additional material: Lecture notes with Jiri Matousek : Check Chapter 8 for additional information on martingales and concentration of Lipschitz functions.

Problem sets:

Course description:
Prerequisites: Basic probability background.