Probability and Stochastic Analysis - University of Bonn
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Monday 2 March

8:30 - 9:00Registration

9:00 - 9:40                      
Giuseppe Savaré              Optimal transport and metric-Sobolev spaces
9:50 - 10:30

Nicolas FournierRate of convergence in Wasserstein distance of the empirical measure                       
10:30 - 11:00Coffee & Tea

11:00 - 11:40

Maria ColomboMaximal flows of non-smooth vector fields and applications to PDEs
11:50 - 12:30Alexander MielkeThe chemical master equation as entropic gradient flow

12:30 - 14:30Lunch Break

14:30 - 15:00Coffee & Tea

15:00 - 15:40Bangxian HanThe continuity equation on metric measure spaces

15:50 - 16:30Luigi AmbrosioExtended metric measure spaces with Ricci lower bounds

16:30 - 17:00Coffee & Tea

Tuesday 3 March

9:00 - 9:40
 
Mathias BeiglböckTowards time continuous martingale optimal transport
9:50 - 10:30
 
Ivan GentilAn optimal form of the Li-Yau inequality under a curvature bounded from below
10:30 - 11:00Coffee & Tea

11:00 - 11:40

Anton ThalmaierLocal gradient-entropy estimates
11:50 - 12:30

Takashi ShioyaConcentration, convergence and dissipation of spaces
12:30 - 14:30Lunch Break

14:30 - 15:00Coffee & Tea

15:00 - 15:40

Nicolas JuilletOn the martingale transport problem
15:50 - 16:30
 
Dario Cordero-Erausquin                           A transport inequality on the sphere obtained by mass transport
16:30 - 17:00Coffee & Tea

Wednesday 4 March

9:00 - 9:40

Robert McCannUnique optimal transport for smooth costs on manifolds with topology
9:50 - 10:30

Daniel MatthesDiscretizing nonlinear diffusion the Lagrangian way
10:30 - 11:00Coffee & Tea

11:00 - 11:40

Paola Gori GiorgiOptimal transport meets electronic density functional theory
11:50 - 12:30

Kazumasa KuwadaCoupling by reflection of Brownian motions on RCD(K,∞) spaces

 


19:30

 

Conference Dinner at restaurant "Em Höttche", Markt 4 (map)

Thursday 5 March

9:00 - 9:40

Guillaume CarlierOptimal transport and kinetic models of granular media
9:50 - 10:30

Filippo Santambrogio                          Higher order optimal transport and gradient perturbations of the Monge problem
10:30 - 11:00Coffee & Tea

11:00 - 11:40
 
Facundo MemoliPersistence Diagrams of Metric Measure Spaces
11:50 - 12:30

Katy CraigThe discrete gradient flow for omega-convex functions in the Wasserstein metric
12:30 - 14:30Lunch Break

14:30 - 15:00Coffee & Tea

15:00 - 15:40

Max von RenesseModified Arratia flow and Wasserstein diffusion
15:50 - 16:30
 
Yann BrenierMonge-Ampère gravitation viewed as a large deviation principle for clouds of particles
16:30 - 17:00Coffee & Tea

Friday 6 March

9:00 - 9:40
 
Jean-David BenamouIterative Bregman projections for regularized transportation problems
9:50 - 10:30

Bruno LévyOptimal Transport seen from a computer programmer's perspective
10:30 - 11:00Coffee & Tea

11:00 - 11:40
 
Carola SchönliebA generalized model for optimal transport of images including dissipation and density modulation  
11:50 - 12:30

Marco CuturiAn overview of Wasserstein barycenter algorithms
12:30 - 14:00Lunch Break

14:00 - 14:40
 
Christoph SchnörrOn Image Filtering by Image Patch Assignment
14:50 - 15:30

Édouard OudetOptimal networks and connectivity constraint

 

Abstracts of the talks can be downloaded here.