A useful elementary correlation inequality

Ravi Boppona, Joel Spencer

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An inequality is given that enables one to estimate the probability of a conjunction by the product of the probabilities when the events have low correlation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)305-307
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Combinatorial Theory, Series A
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics


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