PIHOT Kickoff Event
The kickoff event for the Pacific Interdisciplinary hub on Optimal Transport (PIHOT) collaborative research group will take place Jan 29-30, 2021. Talks will be recorded and posted on mathtube.org, see the individual talks below for the recordings and other links.
Friday: 8am (PST)
8:00-9:00Initial value problems viewed as generalized optimal transport problems with matrix-valued density fields, Yann Brenier, CNRS, DMA-ENS, France
9:00-10:00Scaling Optimal Transport for High dimensional Learning, Gabriel Peyré, CNRS, ENS, France
10:00-10:30Introduction of the team members
11:30-1:00Introduction of the team members
2:00-3:00Bandit learning of Nash equilibria in monotone games, Maryam Kamgarpour, UBC ECE
3:00-4:00Introduction of the team members
4:00-5:00Kac goes to work: Stochastic processes as probes of the architecture of plant root systems Dave Schneider, U. Saskatchewan, Global Institute for Food Security
Saturday: 9am (PST):
9:00-10:00Deep kernel-based distances between distributions, Danica Sutherland, UBC CS
10:00-11:00Optimal Coffee shops, Numerical Integration and Kantorovich-Rubinstein duality, Stefan Steinerberger, UW Math
11:00-12:00Vector Copulas and Vector Sklar Theorem, Yanqin Fan, UW Econ
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