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Oral
Tue Dec 5th 10:40 -- 10:55 AM @ Hall C
On the Optimization Landscape of Tensor Decompositions
Rong Ge · Tengyu Ma
Oral
Tue Dec 5th 10:55 -- 11:10 AM @ Hall C
Robust Optimization for Non-Convex Objectives
Robert S Chen · Brendan Lucier · Yaron Singer · Vasilis Syrgkanis
Oral
Tue Dec 5th 11:10 -- 11:25 AM @ Hall C
Bayesian Optimization with Gradients
Jian Wu · Matthias Poloczek · Andrew Wilson · Peter Frazier
Spotlight
Tue Dec 5th 11:25 -- 11:30 AM @ 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
Spotlight
Tue Dec 5th 11:30 -- 11:35 AM @ Hall C
Near-linear time approximation algorithms for optimal transport via Sinkhorn iteration
Jason Altschuler · Jonathan Weed · Philippe Rigollet
Spotlight
Tue Dec 5th 11:35 -- 11:40 AM @ Hall C
Limitations on Variance-Reduction and Acceleration Schemes for Finite Sums Optimization
Yossi Arjevani
Spotlight
Tue Dec 5th 11:40 -- 11:45 AM @ Hall C
Implicit Regularization in Matrix Factorization
Suriya Gunasekar · Blake Woodworth · Srinadh Bhojanapalli · Behnam Neyshabur · Nati Srebro
Spotlight
Tue Dec 5th 11:45 -- 11:50 AM @ Hall C
Linear Convergence of a Frank-Wolfe Type Algorithm over Trace-Norm Balls
Zeyuan Allen-Zhu · Elad Hazan · Wei Hu · Yuanzhi Li
Spotlight
Tue Dec 5th 11:50 -- 11:55 AM @ Hall C
Acceleration and Averaging in Stochastic Descent Dynamics
Walid Krichene · Peter Bartlett
Spotlight
Tue Dec 5th 11:55 AM -- 12:00 PM @ Hall C
When Cyclic Coordinate Descent Outperforms Randomized Coordinate Descent
Mert Gurbuzbalaban · Asuman Ozdaglar · Pablo A Parrilo · Nuri Vanli