Pure and Applied Mathematics Quarterly

Volume 17 (2021)

Number 2

Special Issue: In Honor of David Mumford

Guest Editors: Ching-Li Chai, Amnon Neeman

From algebraic geometry to machine learning

Pages: 605 – 617

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.4310/PAMQ.2021.v17.n2.a2


Michael R. Douglas (Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, U.S.A.)


David Mumford made groundbreaking contributions in many fields, including the pure mathematics of algebraic geometry and the applied mathematics of machine learning and artificial intelligence. His work in both fields influenced my career at several key moments.

Received 16 June 2019

Accepted 20 August 2019

Published 12 May 2021