Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp 317–325 | Cite as

Remarks on two theorems of E. Lieb

  • H. Epstein


The concavity of two functions of a positive matrixA, Tr exp(B + logA) and TrA r KA p K* (whereB=B* andK are fixed matrices), recently proved by Lieb, can also be obtained by using the theory of Herglotz functions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Epstein
    • 1
  1. 1.I. H. E. S.Bures sur YvetteFrance

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