Monday, May 5
3 p.m. – Presentation – 253 Rhodes Hall
Suvrit Sra
Inexactness, geometry, and optimization: recurrent themes in modern data analysis
The current data-age is…

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The last few years have seen an increasing interest in utilizing optimization for large-scale data analysis. However, optimization problems arising from these…

In many markets, it is common for headquarters to create a price list while local salespeople have discretion to negotiate prices for individual deals. How much (if any) pricing discretion to grant…

Tuesday, April 17 at 4:15pm
Frank H.T. Rhodes Hall, 253
We analyze the efficiency of particular Markov chain methods used in Bayesian statistics, giving some of the first meaningful bounds on the…

Friday, April 27, 2012
253 Rhodes Hall
Stock market crashes like those in October 1987 and October 1997, the turbulent period around the Asian Crisis in 1998 through 1999 or the burst of the…

Abstract: In this talk, we introduce an optimization-based framework called Generalized Low Rank Models designed to uncover structure in big messy data sets. These models generalize…