Title: Stable Matching OverviewSpeaker: Justin Toth Affiliation: University of Waterloo Room: MC 5417
This semester, the CombOpt Reading Group studies Stable Matching. In this talk we will introduce the basic concepts in stable matching, provide an overview of the planned papers to be discussed this semester, and mention interesting open questions along the way.
Title: Stochastic optimization methods beyond stochastic gradient descentSpeaker: Katya Scheinberg Affiliation: Lehigh University Room: MC 5501
We will present a very general framework for unconstrained stochastic optimization which encompasses standard frameworks such as line search and trust region using random models.