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Applied Math Seminar: Jacob (Koby) Rubinstein

October 18, 2019 - 3:00pm

Speaker: Jacob (Koby) Rubinstein, Mathematics and VP for Research, Technion

Title: Optimal Transport and Geometrical Optics

Abstract: We present a deep connection between the Monge optimal transport problem in Economics and the foundations of Geometrical Optics. In particular we derive a natural extension of the Fermat principle of least time. The theoretical work is applied to problems in imaging and non-imaging optics.

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Location

COB-1 265