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Wed Dec 5th 03:30 -- 03:35 PM @ 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 5th 03:35 -- 03:40 PM @ Room 517 CD
Contextual Stochastic Block Models
Yash Deshpande · Subhabrata Sen · Andrea Montanari · Elchanan Mossel
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Wed Dec 5th 03:40 -- 03:45 PM @ 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 5th 03:45 -- 03:50 PM @ Room 517 CD
Blind Deconvolutional Phase Retrieval via Convex Programming
Ali Ahmed · Alireza Aghasi · Paul Hand
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Wed Dec 5th 03:50 -- 04:05 PM @ 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 5th 04:05 -- 04:10 PM @ Room 517 CD
Stochastic Nested Variance Reduced Gradient Descent for Nonconvex Optimization
Dongruo Zhou · Pan Xu · Quanquan Gu
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Wed Dec 5th 04:10 -- 04:15 PM @ 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 5th 04:15 -- 04:20 PM @ 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 5th 04:20 -- 04:25 PM @ Room 517 CD
SPIDER: Near-Optimal Non-Convex Optimization via Stochastic Path-Integrated Differential Estimator
Cong Fang · Chris Junchi Li · Zhouchen Lin · Tong Zhang
Oral
Wed Dec 5th 04:25 -- 04:40 PM @ Room 517 CD
Analysis of Krylov Subspace Solutions of Regularized Non-Convex Quadratic Problems
Yair Carmon · John Duchi
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Wed Dec 5th 04:40 -- 04:45 PM @ Room 517 CD
Natasha 2: Faster Non-Convex Optimization Than SGD
Zeyuan Allen-Zhu
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Wed Dec 5th 04:45 -- 04:50 PM @ Room 517 CD
Escaping Saddle Points in Constrained Optimization
Aryan Mokhtari · Asuman Ozdaglar · Ali Jadbabaie
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Wed Dec 5th 04:50 -- 04:55 PM @ Room 517 CD
On Coresets for Logistic Regression
Alexander Munteanu · Chris Schwiegelshohn · Christian Sohler · David Woodruff
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Wed Dec 5th 04:55 -- 05:00 PM @ Room 517 CD
Legendre Decomposition for Tensors
Mahito Sugiyama · Hiroyuki Nakahara · Koji Tsuda