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Date | 2014-07-11 |
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Speaker | Young-Heon Kim |

Dept. | University of British Columbia, Canada |

Room | 27-220 |

Time | 15:00-17:00 |

Optimal transportation theory studies phenomena where mass distributions are matched in an ecient way, with respect to a given transportation cost. In the most standard case, optimal transport maps are given by the gradient of convex functions that solve the Monge-Ampere equation.

(1) In the First lecture, we explain some of the most basic concepts and techniques for regularity theory of the Monge-Ampere equation.

(2) In the second lecture, we discuss a few recent results.

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