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About the Author
Stephane Boucheron is a Professor in the Applied Mathematics and Statistics Department at Universite Paris-Diderot, France.
Gabor Lugosi is ICREA Research Professor in the Department of Economics at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain.
Pascal Massart is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Universite de Paris-Sud, France.