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Wed Dec 05 12:30 PM -- 12:35 PM (PST) @ Room 517 CD
The Nearest Neighbor Information Estimator is Adaptively Near Minimax Rate-Optimal
Jiantao Jiao · Weihao Gao · Yanjun Han
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Wed Dec 05 12:35 PM -- 12:40 PM (PST) @ Room 517 CD
Contextual Stochastic Block Models
Yash Deshpande · Subhabrata Sen · Andrea Montanari · Elchanan Mossel
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Wed Dec 05 12:40 PM -- 12:45 PM (PST) @ Room 517 CD
Entropy Rate Estimation for Markov Chains with Large State Space
Yanjun Han · Jiantao Jiao · Chuan-Zheng Lee · Tsachy Weissman · Yihong Wu · Tiancheng Yu
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Wed Dec 05 12:45 PM -- 12:50 PM (PST) @ Room 517 CD
Blind Deconvolutional Phase Retrieval via Convex Programming
Ali Ahmed · Alireza Aghasi · Paul Hand
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Wed Dec 05 12:50 PM -- 01:05 PM (PST) @ Room 517 CD
Stochastic Cubic Regularization for Fast Nonconvex Optimization
Nilesh Tripuraneni · Mitchell Stern · Chi Jin · Jeffrey Regier · Michael Jordan
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Wed Dec 05 01:05 PM -- 01:10 PM (PST) @ Room 517 CD
Stochastic Nested Variance Reduced Gradient Descent for Nonconvex Optimization
Dongruo Zhou · Pan Xu · Quanquan Gu
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Wed Dec 05 01:10 PM -- 01:15 PM (PST) @ Room 517 CD
On the Local Minima of the Empirical Risk
Chi Jin · Lydia T. Liu · Rong Ge · Michael Jordan
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Wed Dec 05 01:15 PM -- 01:20 PM (PST) @ Room 517 CD
How Much Restricted Isometry is Needed In Nonconvex Matrix Recovery?
Richard Zhang · Cedric Josz · Somayeh Sojoudi · Javad Lavaei
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Wed Dec 05 01:20 PM -- 01:25 PM (PST) @ Room 517 CD
SPIDER: Near-Optimal Non-Convex Optimization via Stochastic Path-Integrated Differential Estimator
Cong Fang · Chris Junchi Li · Zhouchen Lin · Tong Zhang
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Wed Dec 05 01:25 PM -- 01:40 PM (PST) @ Room 517 CD
Analysis of Krylov Subspace Solutions of Regularized Non-Convex Quadratic Problems
Yair Carmon · John Duchi
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Wed Dec 05 01:40 PM -- 01:45 PM (PST) @ Room 517 CD
Natasha 2: Faster Non-Convex Optimization Than SGD
Zeyuan Allen-Zhu
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Wed Dec 05 01:45 PM -- 01:50 PM (PST) @ Room 517 CD
Escaping Saddle Points in Constrained Optimization
Aryan Mokhtari · Asuman Ozdaglar · Ali Jadbabaie
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Wed Dec 05 01:50 PM -- 01:55 PM (PST) @ Room 517 CD
On Coresets for Logistic Regression
Alexander Munteanu · Chris Schwiegelshohn · Christian Sohler · David Woodruff
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Wed Dec 05 01:55 PM -- 02:00 PM (PST) @ Room 517 CD
Legendre Decomposition for Tensors
Mahito Sugiyama · Hiroyuki Nakahara · Koji Tsuda