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This publication relies on a lecture direction that I gave on the college of Regensburg. the aim of those lectures was once to give an explanation for the position of Kahler differential types in ring idea, to organize the line for his or her program in algebraic geometry, and to steer as much as a little research difficulties The textual content discusses virtually solely neighborhood questions and is for that reason written within the language of commutative alge- algebra.

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We shall deduce the first assertion directly from the Pr´ekopa–Leindler inequality (with λ = 12 ) of Lecture 5. To this end, define functions f , g, and m on Rn , as follows: 2 f (x) = ed(x,A) /4 γ(x), g(x) = χA (x) γ(x), m(x) = γ(x), where γ is the Gaussian density. The assertion to be proved is that 2 ed(x,A) /4 dµ µ(A) ≤ 1, which translates directly into the inequality 2 Rn f Rn g ≤ Rn m . By the Pr´ekopa–Leindler inequality it is enough to check that, for any x and y in Rn , f (x)g(y) ≤ m x+y 2 2 .