Steve Oudot

Permanent Researcher, Inria Saclay
Part-time associate professor, École Polytechnique


Inria Saclay - Ile-de-France
Alan Turing Bldg, Office 2105
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)
Documents:cv, list of publications


Research interests

  • topological data analysis
  • persistence theory: algebra, topology, algorithms
  • reconstruction and probing
  • mesh generation


Steve Oudot. Persistence Theory: From Quiver Representations to Data Analysis. AMS Mathematical Surveys and Monographs, volume 209, 2015. [comments and corrections]
F. Chazal, V. de Silva, M. Glisse, S. Oudot. The Structure and Stability of Persistence Modules. Springer Briefs in Mathematics, 2016.

Recent research projects and publications (click here for a comprehensive overview)

Mathieu Carrière and Steve Y. Oudot. Local Equivalence and Intrinsic Metrics between Reeb Graphs. Proc. 33rd International Symposium on Computational Geometry (SoCG), 2017. Full version.
Clément Maria and Steve Y. Oudot. Computing Zigzag Persistent Cohomology. Arxiv preprint arXiv:1608.06039 [cs.CG].
Jérémy Cochoy and Steve Y. Oudot. Decomposition of exact pfd persistence bimodules. Arxiv preprint arXiv:1605.09726 [math.RT].
Mathieu Carrière and Steve Y. Oudot. Structure and Stability of the 1-Dimensional Mapper. Proc. 32nd International Symposium on Computational Geometry (SoCG), 2016. Full version.


École polytechnique:
  • INF 563 -- Topological Data Analysis
  • INF 562 -- Computational Geometry: from Theory to Applications
  • INF 474A -- Algorithmic Riddles
École Centrale Paris:
  • GMDA -- Geometric Methods in Data Analysis
  • Summer School in TUM (July 2016): link
  • Spring School in La Marsa (April 2016): link