Shape of Climate

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 1:30pm - 1:50pm
Lind 305
Melissa Yeung (California Institute of Technology)
Topological data analysis is a robust tool for examining noisy, high-dimensional data. We adapt topological techniques, such as Mapper and persistent homology, to examine the dynamics of sea surface temperatures and identify climate oscillations.

This is joint work with D. Morozov and Prabhat.