Reading Seminars

Fall 2016

Date and Location Speaker Paper or Topic
2017/09/06, 2:30pm, Mohler 121 Xi He
  • Escape of saddle points for non-convex optimization
2017/04/11, 2:00pm, Mohler 121 Xi He
2017/04/04, 2:00pm, Mohler 121 Chenxin Ma
2017/02/01, 2:30pm, Mohler 121 Lam Nguyen
  • His new research with Jie Liu
2017/01/17, 3:15pm, Mohler 375 Lam Nguyen
2017/01/10, 3:15pm, Mohler 375 Xi He
2016/12/20, 2:30pm, Mohler 375 Chenxin Ma
2016/10/04, 2:30pm, Mohler 375 Xi He
2016/10/04, 2:30pm, Mohler 375 Chenxin Ma
2016/09/27, 2:30pm, Mohler 375 Jie Liu
2016/09/27, 2:30pm, Mohler 375 Xi He
2016/08/XX, 9:00am, Mohler 375
TBD

Fall 2015

Date and Location Speaker Paper or Topic
2015/08/28, 4:11pm, Mohler 451
Xi He
2015/09/04, 4:11pm, Mohler 451 Jie Liu
2015/09/11, 4:11pm, Mohler 451 Xi He

Chenxin Ma

2015/09/18, 10:00pm, Mohler 375
Jie Liu
  • CRF – tutorial
2015/09/25, 4:11pm, Mohler 451 Xi He

Chenxin Ma

2015/12/22, 12:00pm, Mohler 375 Chenxin Ma

Jie Liu

  • Sparse Linear Programming via Primal and Dual Augmented Coordinate Descent
  • Solving Random Quadratic Systems of Equations Is Nearly as Easy as Solving Linear Systems
2015/12/27, 12:00pm, Mohler 375 Jie Liu

Chenxin Ma

  • Scaling Up Distributed Stochastic Gradient Descent Using Variance Reduction