Jörn Schrieber

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The Wasserstein metric or earth mover’s distance (EMD) is a useful tool in statistics, machine learning and computer science with many applications to biological or medical imaging, among others. Especially in the light of increasingly complex data, the computation of these distances via optimal transport is often the limiting factor. Inspired by this(More)
Case history A 77-year-old Caucasian female was referred to the renal team with a newly elevated plasma creatinine (288 mmol?L) associated with a 2-week history of malaise. Urinalysis demonstrated heavy proteinuria and renal biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of myeloma kidney. She was commenced on pulsed dexamethasone therapy (20 mg for 4 days in succession)(More)
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