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)

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.
Thomas Bonis, Frédéric Chazal, Steve Oudot and Maksim Ovsjanikov. Persistence-based Pooling for Shape Pose Recognition. Proc. 6th International Workshop on Computational Topology in Image Context (CTIC), June 2016, Marseille.


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