Statistical Optimal Transport

July 24-25, 2018


The aim of the workshop is to present the recent advances in cutting edge of the theory of optimal transport and modern nonparametric statistics and discuss a cooperation of MIT and Skoltech on this topic.

Venue: The conference will be held at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Moscow, Nobelya Ulitsa 3).

Registration: The number of participants is limited. Registration of any person willing to participate is mandatory. Please, use the link to register.


Programme: preliminary version will be available soon.

Mini-courses (each course: two 1-hour lectures):

Alexander Kolesnikov (National Research University Higher School of Economics), Mass transportation: the classical Monge-Kantorovich problem and recent developments
Thibaut Le Gouic (Ecole Centrale de Marseille), Curvature and barycentre: application to Wasserstein space

List of participants:

Aden Forrow (MIT)
Alexander Kolesnikov (HSE)
Alexey Kroshnin (IITP RAS)
Thibaut Le Gouic (Ecole Centrale de Marseille)
Alexey Naumov (HSE)
Quentin Paris (HSE)
Philippe Rigollet (MIT)
Vladimir Spokoiny (WIAS, Skoltech, HSE)
Alexandra Suvorikova (WIAS)
Jonathan Weed (MIT)
to be continued…

Program committee: Philippe Rigollet and Vladimir Spokoiny;

Local organizing committee: Alexander Kolesnikov, Vladimir Spokoiny, Alexandra Suvorikova

The workshop is organized by
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology