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This is the homepage of a seminar on Singular Learning Theory (SLT), a theory applying algebraic geometry to statistical learning theory founded by Sumio Watanabe. The seminar takes place at metauni. For tentative beginnings of applications of SLT to alignment see the metauni Alignment Plan.


The canonical references are Watanabe’s two textbooks:

Some other introductory references:

Upcoming seminars

Some topics and papers to be discussed:

Previous seminars



Below you can find the seminars for 2022, with videos and pocket links (which take you to the virtual world where the talk took place, with the blackboards just as we left them at the end of the talk).



Some rough handwritten notes: