A short story on optimal transport and its many applications

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A short story on optimal transport and its many applications

We present some examples of optimal transport problems and of applications to different sciences (logistics, economics, image processing, and a little bit of evolution equations) through the crazy story of an industrial dynasty regularly asking advice from an exotic mathematician.

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Mathematical subjects

Analysis
Numerics and Scientific Computing

Connections to other fields

Engineering and Technology
Finance
Humanities and Social Sciences

Author(s)

Filippo Santambrogio
Senior Editor:
Carla Cederbaum
Junior Editor:
Daniel Kronberg, David Edward Bruschi

License

DOI (Digital Object Identifier)

10.14760/SNAP-2018-013-EN

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Mathematical subjects

Algebra and Number Theory
Analysis
Didactics and Education
Discrete Mathematics and Foundations
Geometry and Topology
Numerics and Scientific Computing
Probability Theory and Statistics

Connections to other fields

Chemistry and Earth Science
Computer Science
Engineering and Technology
Finance
Humanities and Social Sciences
Life Science
Physics
Reflections on Mathematics

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