How fast can you estimate \(\pi\)?

posted by Nicolai Baldin on January 25, 2017

There are quite a few ways how one can calculate the number \(\pi\). I here discuss one elegant way based on the Monte Carlo simulations of independent uniformly distributed random variables. It is a toy illustrative application of the results of our recent paper with Markus Reiss "Unbiased estimation of the volume of a convex body" here.

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