Some Geometric Consequences of the Schrödinger Problem

  • Christian LéonardEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9389)


This note presents a short review of the Schrödinger problem and of the first steps that might lead to interesting consequences in terms of geometry. We stress the analogies between this entropy minimization problem and the renowned optimal transport problem, in search for a theory of lower bounded curvature for metric spaces, including discrete graphs.


Schrödinger problem Entropic interpolations Optimal transport Displacement interpolations Lower bounded curvature of metric spaces Lott-Sturm-Villani theory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Modal-XUniversité Paris OuestNanterreFrance

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