Events - December 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 — 4:00 PM EST

Title: How to Escape Saddle Points Efficiently

Speaker: Matthew Slavin
Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Room: MC 5479

Abstract: We will discuss the 2017 paper named in the title of the talk, by Jin et al.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 — 4:00 PM EST

Title: Stochastic subgradient method converges on tame functions

Speaker: Shenghao Yang
Affiliation: University of Waterloo
Room: MC 5479

Abstract: In this talk, I will present a paper (https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.07795) on the convergence of stochastic subgradient method in a nonconvex and nonsmooth setting.

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