Volume 7 - Number 2 | July

A prelude to statistics arising from optimal transport theory

Hung T. Nguyen


This paper aims to offer a tutorial/introduction to new statistics arising from the theory of optimal transport to empirical researchers in econometrics and machine learning. Design/methodology/approach
Presenting in a tutorial/survey lecture style to help practitioners with the theoretical material. Findings
The tutorial survey of some main statistical tools (arising from optimal transport theory) should help practitioners to understand the theoretical background in order to conduct empirical research meaningfully. Originality/value
This study is an original presentation useful for new comers to the field.


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