### 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.