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2022-T3 Geometry & Statistics in Data Sciences

Geometry and Statistics in Data Sciences, Paris

Amphitheater Darboux
11, Rue Pierre et Marie Curie
75005 Paris

Geometry and Statistics in Data Sciences

Thematic quarter program at Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris

September 5th - December 9th, 2022


The goal of this Thematic quarter is to highlight the rich interactions between Statistics, Probability theory, Geometry and Topology in the field of Mathematics of AI. It will allow young researchers, Masters students and PhD students to explore cross-disciplinary topics.


Long Courses

  • Wednesdays 14:00 - 18:00 | Starting September 28th
  • Thursdays 9:00 - 13:00 | Starting September 15th
    • Eric Klassen (Florida State)
      • Geometry of Shape Spaces of Curves and Surfaces
    • Wolfgang Polonik (UC Davis)
      • Statistical Topological Data Analysis


  • September, Wednesday 21st AM & PM
    • Joseph Yukich (Lehigh University)
      • Asymptotic Analysis of Statistics of Random Geometric Structures
  • September, Tuesday 27th PM & Wednesday 28th AM
    • Nicolas Charon (John Hopkins)
      • A Few Applications of Geometric Measure Theory to Shape Analysis
  • October, Tuesday 18th PM & Wednesday 19th AM
    • Mikhail Belkin (UC San Diego)
      • Mathematical Aspects of Deep Learning
    • Yusu Wang (UC San Diego)
      • Some Theoretical Aspects of Graph Neural Networks (and Higher Order Variants)
  • November, Tuesday 15th PM & Wednesday 16th AM
    • Kathryn Hess (EPFL)
      • Topological Approaches to Neuroscience
  • November, Tuesday 29th PM & Wednesday 30th AM

Invited Professors



Registration for the quarter (at the bottom of this page) will allow you to be informed of the holding of the various events during the semester, in particular for the courses (schedules, zoom links, etc.). For logistic reasons, registration for the quarter does not give you an automatic registration for the workshops, so please also register for each workshop you wish to attend.



Scientific Committee

  • Charles Bouveyron (Université Côte d’Azur)
  • Marco Cuturi (Google Brain, ENSAE)
  • Gabor Lugosi (Pompeu Fabra University)
  • Pascal Massart (Université Paris-Saclay)
  • Mathilde Mougeot (Centre Borelli, ENS Paris-Saclay, ENSIIE)
  • Xavier Pennec (Inria)
  • Sara Van de Geer (ETH Zürich)

Organizing Committee

  • Eddie Aamari (LPSM, CNRS)
  • Catherine Aaron (LMBP, Université Clermont Auvergne)
  • Frédéric Chazal (LMO, INRIA)
  • Aurélie Fischer (LPSM, Université de Paris)
  • Marc Hoffmann (CEREMADE, Paris Dauphine)
  • Alice Le Brigant (SAMM, Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne)
  • Clément Levrard (LPSM, Université de Paris)
  • Bertrand Michel (LMJL, Ecole Centrale Nantes)