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Understanding Deflation Process in Over-parametrized Tensor Decomposition


Jun 11, 2021
Rong Ge, Yunwei Ren, Xiang Wang, Mo Zhou


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A Local Convergence Theory for Mildly Over-Parameterized Two-Layer Neural Network


Feb 04, 2021
Mo Zhou, Rong Ge, Chi Jin


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Beyond Lazy Training for Over-parameterized Tensor Decomposition


Oct 22, 2020
Xiang Wang, Chenwei Wu, Jason D. Lee, Tengyu Ma, Rong Ge

* NeurIPS 2020; the first two authors contribute equally 

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Dissecting Hessian: Understanding Common Structure of Hessian in Neural Networks


Oct 08, 2020
Yikai Wu, Xingyu Zhu, Chenwei Wu, Annie Wang, Rong Ge

* 29 pages, 26 figures. Main text: 8 pages, 6 figures. First two authors have equal contribution and are in alphabetical order 

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Efficient sampling from the Bingham distribution


Sep 30, 2020
Rong Ge, Holden Lee, Jianfeng Lu, Andrej Risteski


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Guarantees for Tuning the Step Size using a Learning-to-Learn Approach


Jun 30, 2020
Xiang Wang, Shuai Yuan, Chenwei Wu, Rong Ge


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Optimization Landscape of Tucker Decomposition


Jun 29, 2020
Abraham Frandsen, Rong Ge


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Extracting Latent State Representations with Linear Dynamics from Rich Observations


Jun 29, 2020
Abraham Frandsen, Rong Ge


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Energy-Aware DNN Graph Optimization


May 12, 2020
Yu Wang, Rong Ge, Shuang Qiu


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High-Dimensional Robust Mean Estimation via Gradient Descent


May 04, 2020
Yu Cheng, Ilias Diakonikolas, Rong Ge, Mahdi Soltanolkotabi

* Under submission to ICML'20 

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Spectral Learning on Matrices and Tensors


Apr 16, 2020
Majid Janzamin, Rong Ge, Jean Kossaifi, Anima Anandkumar

* Foundations and Trends in Machine Learning: Vol. 12: No. 5-6, pp 393-536 (2019) 

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Estimating Normalizing Constants for Log-Concave Distributions: Algorithms and Lower Bounds


Nov 08, 2019
Rong Ge, Holden Lee, Jianfeng Lu

* 45 pages 

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Mildly Overparametrized Neural Nets can Memorize Training Data Efficiently


Sep 26, 2019
Rong Ge, Runzhe Wang, Haoyu Zhao

* 38 pages 

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Explaining Landscape Connectivity of Low-cost Solutions for Multilayer Nets


Jun 14, 2019
Rohith Kuditipudi, Xiang Wang, Holden Lee, Yi Zhang, Zhiyuan Li, Wei Hu, Sanjeev Arora, Rong Ge


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Faster Algorithms for High-Dimensional Robust Covariance Estimation


Jun 11, 2019
Yu Cheng, Ilias Diakonikolas, Rong Ge, David Woodruff


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Stabilized SVRG: Simple Variance Reduction for Nonconvex Optimization


May 01, 2019
Rong Ge, Zhize Li, Weiyao Wang, Xiang Wang


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The Step Decay Schedule: A Near Optimal, Geometrically Decaying Learning Rate Procedure


Apr 29, 2019
Rong Ge, Sham M. Kakade, Rahul Kidambi, Praneeth Netrapalli

* 25 pages, 5 tables, 5 figures 

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Stochastic Gradient Descent Escapes Saddle Points Efficiently


Feb 13, 2019
Chi Jin, Praneeth Netrapalli, Rong Ge, Sham M. Kakade, Michael I. Jordan


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A Short Note on Concentration Inequalities for Random Vectors with SubGaussian Norm


Feb 11, 2019
Chi Jin, Praneeth Netrapalli, Rong Ge, Sham M. Kakade, Michael I. Jordan


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Understanding Composition of Word Embeddings via Tensor Decomposition


Feb 02, 2019
Abraham Frandsen, Rong Ge


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Simulated Tempering Langevin Monte Carlo II: An Improved Proof using Soft Markov Chain Decomposition


Nov 29, 2018
Rong Ge, Holden Lee, Andrej Risteski

* Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 31 (2018) 
* 55 pages. arXiv admin note: text overlap with arXiv:1710.02736 

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High-Dimensional Robust Mean Estimation in Nearly-Linear Time


Nov 23, 2018
Yu Cheng, Ilias Diakonikolas, Rong Ge


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Stronger generalization bounds for deep nets via a compression approach


Nov 05, 2018
Sanjeev Arora, Rong Ge, Behnam Neyshabur, Yi Zhang


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Global Convergence of Policy Gradient Methods for the Linear Quadratic Regulator


Oct 21, 2018
Maryam Fazel, Rong Ge, Sham M. Kakade, Mehran Mesbahi


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On the Local Minima of the Empirical Risk


Oct 17, 2018
Chi Jin, Lydia T. Liu, Rong Ge, Michael I. Jordan

* To appear in NIPS 2018 

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Learning Two-layer Neural Networks with Symmetric Inputs


Oct 16, 2018
Rong Ge, Rohith Kuditipudi, Zhize Li, Xiang Wang


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Non-Convex Matrix Completion Against a Semi-Random Adversary


Sep 07, 2018
Yu Cheng, Rong Ge

* added references and fixed typos 

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Matrix Completion has No Spurious Local Minimum


Jul 22, 2018
Rong Ge, Jason D. Lee, Tengyu Ma

* NIPS'16 best student paper. fixed Theorem 2.3 in preliminary section in the previous version. The results are not affected 

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Beyond Log-concavity: Provable Guarantees for Sampling Multi-modal Distributions using Simulated Tempering Langevin Monte Carlo


Nov 06, 2017
Rong Ge, Holden Lee, Andrej Risteski

* 53 pages 

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Learning One-hidden-layer Neural Networks with Landscape Design


Nov 03, 2017
Rong Ge, Jason D. Lee, Tengyu Ma


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