Geoffrey Chinot: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2021

Name Dr. Geoffrey Chinot
Address
Professur für Statistik
ETH Zürich, HG G 10.2
Rämistrasse 101
8092 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telephone+41 44 633 91 34
E-mailgeoffrey.chinot@stat.math.ethz.ch
DepartmentMathematics
RelationshipLecturer

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
401-3940-21LStudent Seminar in Mathematics and Data: Optimal Transport Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 12.
4 credits2SA. Bandeira, G. Chinot
AbstractThe Seminar starts with a basic introduction to Optimal Transport (including but not limited to: Monge and Kantorovich formulations, duality, Wassertstein distance). After the introductory material, each week will be devoted to either a research article in the topic or a more advanced concept. Particular emphasis will be given to applications to statistics and data science.
Objective
Lecture notesMore information, including list of papers, will be available at https://forum.math.ethz.ch/c/spring-2021/student-seminar-in-mathematics-and-data/51
LiteratureMore information, including list of papers, will be available at https://forum.math.ethz.ch/c/spring-2021/student-seminar-in-mathematics-and-data/51
Prerequisites / NoticeThis seminar requires a certain degree of mathematical maturity--including abstract thinking and the ability to understand and write proofs. Probability theory and Linear Algebra is a required pre-requisite. Some basic familiarity with Optimization and Functional Analysis is beneficial.