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1805, 2022

Jason Altschuler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) – Computing Wasserstein barycenters: easy or hard?

Averaging data distributions is a core subroutine throughout data science. Wasserstein barycenters [...]

404, 2022

Mr. Jay Jenkins (Google Cloud business, APAC) – Data-driven Transformation

Great decisions are made with great models and great data. Over the last couple of years, we've [...]

3003, 2022

Zeyu Zheng (University of California, Berkeley) – Performance Evaluation and Stochastic Optimization with Gradually Changing Non-Stationary Data

We propose and analyze effective estimators for data-oriented expected performance evaluation and [...]

ESD Spring Newsletter 2022

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ESD Summer Newsletter 2020

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