# Transport maps

Inference by measure transport, low-dimensional coupling…

April 4, 2018 — February 21, 2023

approximation

Bayes

density

likelihood free

nonparametric

optimization

probabilistic algorithms

probability

statistics

Maps moving one probability measure into another. Useful in their own right. If we assign costs to various maps and then prefer some to others then we are in the realm of optimal transport metrics.

## 1 References

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Cui, and Dolgov. 2022. “Deep Composition of Tensor-Trains Using Squared Inverse Rosenblatt Transports.”

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*Handbook of Uncertainty Quantification*.
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*Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application*.
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*SIAM/ASA Journal on Uncertainty Quantification*.
Perrot, Courty, Flamary, et al. n.d. “Mapping Estimation for Discrete Optimal Transport.”

Spantini. 2017. “On the low-dimensional structure of Bayesian inference.”

Spantini, Baptista, and Marzouk. 2022. “Coupling Techniques for Nonlinear Ensemble Filtering.”

*SIAM Review*.
Spantini, Bigoni, and Marzouk. 2017. “Inference via Low-Dimensional Couplings.”

*Journal of Machine Learning Research*.
Zahm, Constantine, Prieur, et al. 2018. “Gradient-Based Dimension Reduction of Multivariate Vector-Valued Functions.”

*arXiv:1801.07922 [Math]*.
Zhao, and Cui. 2023. “Tensor-Based Methods for Sequential State and Parameter Estimation in State Space Models.”