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Evan Patterson
Stanford University,
Statistics Department

I'm a PhD student working to improve the scientific process through research in...

  • Statistics and ML
  • Software systems
  • Applied category theory

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From the blog

Classic style and mathematical writing (9/5/2019)

Classic style is an elegant mode of expression that values clarity and avoids self-consciousness. It shares an intriguing connection with the style of mathematical writing. Read more

Latest paper

Hausdorff and Wasserstein metrics on graphs and other structured data, 2019. Evan Patterson.

I extend ideas from optimal transport to structured data by probabilistically relaxing the notion of a homomorphism. As an application, I construct Wasserstein-style metrics on graphs, simplicial sets, and other structures. Read more