Frédéric Chazal

Senior Researcher (Directeur de Recherche, INRIA Saclay -- Île-de-France) - GEOMETRICA group


Inria Saclay - Ile-de-France
Alan Turing Bldg, Office 2043
1 rue Honoré d'Estienne d'Orves
91120 Palaiseau
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Phone:+33 (0)1 72 92 59 13

Warning: My webpage is under (re)construction. The list of papers should be more or less complete but some links to the full text are still be missing (and should come soon). They are available upon request.


Research interests

  • Topological and Geometric Data Analysis: statistical methods, inference and learning
  • Topological persistence
  • Geometric inference and geometric learning
  • Computational Geometry, Geometry processing, and Solid Modeling
  • Geometry and Topology

Recent publications (full list available here)

M. Buchet and F. Chazal and S. Y. Oudot and D. R. Sheehy. Efficient and Robust Persistent Homology for Measures. To appear in ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms 2015 (SODA 2015). Full version available in arXiv:1306.0039 [cs.CG].   
F. Chazal, B.T. Fasy, F. Lecci, B. Michel, A. Rinaldo, L. Wasserman. Subsampling Methods for Persistent Homology. See arXiv:1406.1901
C. Li, M. Ovsjanikov, F. Chazal. Persistence-based Structural Recognition. In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2014).
F. Chazal, W. Crawley-Boevey, V. de Silva. The observable structure of persistence modules, see arXiv:1405.5644 [math.AT].
F. Chazal, M. Glisse, C. Labruere, B. Michel. Convergence rates for persistence diagram estimation in Topological Data Analysis. In proc. International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2014).
F. Chazal, R. Huang, J. Sun. Gromov-Hausdorff Approximation of Filament Structure Using Reeb-type Graph. Extended version of the SoCG 2014 version with topological guarantees (submitted).   
F. Chazal, J. Sun. Gromov-Hausdorff Approximation of Filament Structure Using Reeb-type Graph. In proc. ACM Symposium of Computational Geometry 2014.   
F. Chazal, B.T. Fasy, F. Lecci, A. Rinaldo, L. Wasserman. Stochastic Convergence of Persistence Landscapes and Silhouettes. In proc. ACM Symposium of Computational Geometry 2014.   
R. Rustamov, M. Ovsjanikov, O. Azencot, M. Ben-Chen, F. Chazal, L. Guibas Map-Based Exploration of Intrinsic Shape Differences and Variability. In SIGGRAPH 2013.
O. Azencot, M. Ben-Chen, F. Chazal, M. Ovsjanikov. An Operator Approach to Tangent Vector Field Processing. In Computer Graphics Forum (proc. SGP 2013).
F. Chazal, V. de Silva, M. Glisse, S. Oudot. The Structure and Stability of Persistence Modules. Monograph under review, see arXiv:1207.3674v1 [math.AT].
F. Chazal, V. de Silva. S. Oudot. Persistence Stability for Geometric Complexes. To appear in Geometriae Dedicata (online First, December 2013), see arXiv:1207.3885v1 [math.AT].   
F. Chazal, L. J. Guibas, S. Y. Oudot, P. Skraba. Persistence-Based Clustering in Riemannian Manifolds. Proc. 27th Annual ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry, pages 97-106, 2011. Full version in Journal of the ACM, volume 60, issue 6, article 41.