What is ... persistent homology?

This page hosts information on Mijail Guillemard's talk "What is ... persistent homology?" at the "What is ...?" seminar. The talk will take place on Friday, October 26, 4:00pm at the BMS Lounge in TU, MA 212.


Persistent homology is an important modern subject in computational topology, and it offers useful tools for signal and data analysis. This short talk is intended for a general audience, and we cover elementary aspects of persistent homology, including some basics on simplicial homology and the concept of persistent diagrams.


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