Means, Medians and Null Hypothesis Testing

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:20pm
Keller 3-180
Katharine Turner (University of Chicago)
We can view persistence diagrams as stochastic variables themselves. As such we wish to be able to analyze sets of persistence diagrams statistically. To this end I will define and characterize the central tendencies of the mean and the median. Separately, I will also provide a method of null hypothesis testing.
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