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Tue Dec 05 10:40 AM -- 10:55 AM (PST) @ Hall C
On the Optimization Landscape of Tensor Decompositions
Rong Ge · Tengyu Ma
Oral
Tue Dec 05 10:55 AM -- 11:10 AM (PST) @ Hall C
Robust Optimization for Non-Convex Objectives
Robert S Chen · Brendan Lucier · Yaron Singer · Vasilis Syrgkanis
Oral
Tue Dec 05 11:10 AM -- 11:25 AM (PST) @ Hall C
Bayesian Optimization with Gradients
Jian Wu · Matthias Poloczek · Andrew Wilson · Peter Frazier
Spotlight
Tue Dec 05 11:25 AM -- 11:30 AM (PST) @ Hall C
Gradient Descent Can Take Exponential Time to Escape Saddle Points
Simon Du · Chi Jin · Jason D Lee · Michael Jordan · Aarti Singh · Barnabas Poczos
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Tue Dec 05 11:30 AM -- 11:35 AM (PST) @ Hall C
Near-linear time approximation algorithms for optimal transport via Sinkhorn iteration
Jason Altschuler · Jonathan Niles-Weed · Philippe Rigollet
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Tue Dec 05 11:35 AM -- 11:40 AM (PST) @ Hall C
Limitations on Variance-Reduction and Acceleration Schemes for Finite Sums Optimization
Yossi Arjevani
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Tue Dec 05 11:40 AM -- 11:45 AM (PST) @ Hall C
Implicit Regularization in Matrix Factorization
Suriya Gunasekar · Blake Woodworth · Srinadh Bhojanapalli · Behnam Neyshabur · Nati Srebro
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Tue Dec 05 11:45 AM -- 11:50 AM (PST) @ Hall C
Linear Convergence of a Frank-Wolfe Type Algorithm over Trace-Norm Balls
Zeyuan Allen-Zhu · Elad Hazan · Wei Hu · Yuanzhi Li
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Tue Dec 05 11:50 AM -- 11:55 AM (PST) @ Hall C
Acceleration and Averaging in Stochastic Descent Dynamics
Walid Krichene · Peter Bartlett
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Tue Dec 05 11:55 AM -- 12:00 PM (PST) @ Hall C
When Cyclic Coordinate Descent Outperforms Randomized Coordinate Descent
Mert Gurbuzbalaban · Asuman Ozdaglar · Pablo A Parrilo · Nuri Vanli