Topology in the 21st Century

author: Vin de Silva, Department of Mathematics, Pomona College
published: Jan. 21, 2011,   recorded: January 2011,   views: 1666
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In recent years, classical methods of algebraic topology have found increasing use in applications. The key ingredient for these applications is the persistent homology algorithm of Edelsbrunner, Letscher and Zomorodian (2000). I will discuss a few examples, from visual image statistics, sensor networks, and periodic dynamical systems.

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Comment1 Gunnarbrunner, April 5, 2013 at 2:06 p.m.:

too much show off - very useless math

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