JournalsowrVol. 14, No. 2pp. 1207–1279

Algebraic Statistics

  • Mathias Drton

    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • Thomas Kahle

    Otto-von-Guericke-Universität, Magdeburg, Germany
  • Bernd Sturmfels

    University of California, Berkeley, USA, and Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
  • Caroline Uhler

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
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Abstract

Algebraic Statistics is concerned with the interplay of techniques from commutative algebra, combinatorics, (real) algebraic geometry, and related fields with problems arising in statistics and data science. This workshop was the first at Oberwolfach dedicated to this emerging subject area. The participants highlighted recent achievements in this field, explored exciting new applications, and mapped out future directions for research.

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Mathias Drton, Thomas Kahle, Bernd Sturmfels, Caroline Uhler, Algebraic Statistics. Oberwolfach Rep. 14 (2018), no. 2, pp. 1207–1279

DOI 10.4171/OWR/2017/20