A Turán inequality arising in information theory

R. J. McEliece, B. Reznick, J. B. Shearer

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We present a strengthened version of a polynomial inequality recently obtained by Davisson et al. in a paper on information theory. It is of a type originally obtained by Turán for the family of Legendre polynomials.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)931-934
Number of pages4
JournalSIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1981


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