Steve Oudot

Permanent Researcher, INRIA Saclay -- Île-de-France


Inria Saclay - Ile-de-France
Alan Turing Bldg, Office 2041
1 rue Honoré d'Estienne d'Orves
91120 Palaiseau
GPS:+48° 42' 52.11", +2° 12' 20.78"
Phone:+33 174 854 216
Email:steve.oudot[at] (public key)
Full cv:cv_oudot.pdf


Research interests

  • topology and learning
  • topology and statistics
  • persistence theory (including all aspects)
  • provable mesh generation, reconstruction and probing


Steve Oudot. Persistence Theory: From Quiver Representations to Data Analysis. AMS Mathematical Surveys and Monographs, 2015 (to appear).

Recent publications (full list available here)

Mathieu Carrière, Steve Y. Oudot, and Maksim Ovsjanikov. Stable Topological Signatures for Points on 3D Shapes. Proc. Sympos. on Geometry Processing, 2015. To appear.   
Mickaël Buchet, Frédéric Chazal, Tamal K. Dey, Fengtao Fan, Steve Y. Oudot, and Yusu Wang. Topological analysis of scalar fields with outliers. Proc. Sympos. on Computational Geometry, 2015. To appear.   
Clément Maria and Steve Y. Oudot. Zigzag Persistence via Reflections and Transpositions. To appear in Proc. ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA), January 2015.   
M. Buchet and F. Chazal and S. Y. Oudot and D. R. Sheehy. Efficient and Robust Topological Data Analysis on Metric Spaces. To appear in Proc. ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms (SODA), January 2015.
S. Y. Oudot and D. R. Sheehy. Zigzag Zoology: Rips Zigzags for Homology Inference. Proc. 29th Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, June 2013. Full version in J. Foundations of Computational Mathematics, September 2014.   

Teaching (École Polytechnique)

  • GMDA -- Geometric Methods in Data Analysis
  • INF 562 -- Computational Geometry: from Theory to Applications
  • INF 441b -- Programmation efficace
  • INF 421 -- Les bases de la programmation et de l'algorithmique