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Singular Learning Theory

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 every Thursday and all are welcome, for the future schedule see the metauni homepage.


Image from Sumio Watanabe’s homepage.


The canonical references are Watanabe’s two textbooks:

Some other introductory references:



Each week there is a main session and a supplementary session.

Background reading

Some rough handwritten notes: