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On the Complexity of a Practical Primal-Dual Coordinate Method


Jan 19, 2022
Ahmet Alacaoglu, Volkan Cevher, Stephen J. Wright


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Subquadratic Overparameterization for Shallow Neural Networks


Nov 02, 2021
Chaehwan Song, Ali Ramezani-Kebrya, Thomas Pethick, Armin Eftekhari, Volkan Cevher

* To appear at the conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2021) 

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STORM+: Fully Adaptive SGD with Momentum for Nonconvex Optimization


Nov 01, 2021
Kfir Y. Levy, Ali Kavis, Volkan Cevher

* 25 pages, 1 figure, accepted to NeurIPS 2021 

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On the Double Descent of Random Features Models Trained with SGD


Oct 29, 2021
Fanghui Liu, Johan A. K. Suykens, Volkan Cevher

* 34 pages, 2 figures. This version gives a refined estimation on B2 (one term in Bias) 

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A first-order primal-dual method with adaptivity to local smoothness


Oct 28, 2021
Maria-Luiza Vladarean, Yura Malitsky, Volkan Cevher


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Self-Supervised Neural Architecture Search for Imbalanced Datasets


Sep 20, 2021
Aleksandr Timofeev, Grigorios G. Chrysos, Volkan Cevher

* Published in ICML 2021 Workshop: Self-Supervised Learning for Reasoning and Perception. Code: https://github.com/TimofeevAlex/ssnas_imbalanced 

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Regret minimization in stochastic non-convex learning via a proximal-gradient approach


Oct 13, 2020
Nadav Hallak, Panayotis Mertikopoulos, Volkan Cevher


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Efficient Proximal Mapping of the 1-path-norm of Shallow Networks


Jul 15, 2020
Fabian Latorre, Paul Rolland, Nadav Hallak, Volkan Cevher

* ICML 2020. Fabian Latorre, Paul Rolland and Nadav Hallak have contributed equally 

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Random extrapolation for primal-dual coordinate descent


Jul 13, 2020
Ahmet Alacaoglu, Olivier Fercoq, Volkan Cevher

* To appear in ICML 2020 

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Conditional gradient methods for stochastically constrained convex minimization


Jul 07, 2020
Maria-Luiza Vladarean, Ahmet Alacaoglu, Ya-Ping Hsieh, Volkan Cevher


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Robust Inverse Reinforcement Learning under Transition Dynamics Mismatch


Jul 02, 2020
Luca Viano, Yu-Ting Huang, Parameswaran Kamalaruban, Volkan Cevher


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Interaction-limited Inverse Reinforcement Learning


Jul 01, 2020
Martin Troussard, Emmanuel Pignat, Parameswaran Kamalaruban, Sylvain Calinon, Volkan Cevher


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Environment Shaping in Reinforcement Learning using State Abstraction


Jun 23, 2020
Parameswaran Kamalaruban, Rati Devidze, Volkan Cevher, Adish Singla


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On the Almost Sure Convergence of Stochastic Gradient Descent in Non-Convex Problems


Jun 19, 2020
Panayotis Mertikopoulos, Nadav Hallak, Ali Kavis, Volkan Cevher

* 32 pages, 8 figures 

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The limits of min-max optimization algorithms: convergence to spurious non-critical sets


Jun 16, 2020
Ya-Ping Hsieh, Panayotis Mertikopoulos, Volkan Cevher


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Convergence of adaptive algorithms for weakly convex constrained optimization


Jun 11, 2020
Ahmet Alacaoglu, Yura Malitsky, Volkan Cevher


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Lipschitz constant estimation of Neural Networks via sparse polynomial optimization


Apr 18, 2020
Fabian Latorre, Paul Rolland, Volkan Cevher

* Published as a conference paper in ICLR2020, originally submitted in September 25 2019 and available at https://openreview.net/forum?id=rJe4_xSFDB 

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A new regret analysis for Adam-type algorithms


Mar 21, 2020
Ahmet Alacaoglu, Yura Malitsky, Panayotis Mertikopoulos, Volkan Cevher


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A Newton Frank-Wolfe Method for Constrained Self-Concordant Minimization


Feb 17, 2020
Deyi Liu, Volkan Cevher, Quoc Tran-Dinh


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Robust Reinforcement Learning via Adversarial training with Langevin Dynamics


Feb 14, 2020
Parameswaran Kamalaruban, Yu-Ting Huang, Ya-Ping Hsieh, Paul Rolland, Cheng Shi, Volkan Cevher


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Optimization for Reinforcement Learning: From Single Agent to Cooperative Agents


Dec 01, 2019
Donghwan Lee, Niao He, Parameswaran Kamalaruban, Volkan Cevher


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UniXGrad: A Universal, Adaptive Algorithm with Optimal Guarantees for Constrained Optimization


Oct 30, 2019
Ali Kavis, Kfir Y. Levy, Francis Bach, Volkan Cevher

* NeurIPS 2019 

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Nearly Minimal Over-Parametrization of Shallow Neural Networks


Oct 29, 2019
Armin Eftekhari, ChaeHwan Song, Volkan Cevher

* This paper is submitted without consent of the co-authors 

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Fast and Provable ADMM for Learning with Generative Priors


Jul 07, 2019
Fabian Latorre Gómez, Armin Eftekhari, Volkan Cevher


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Interactive Teaching Algorithms for Inverse Reinforcement Learning


Jun 05, 2019
Parameswaran Kamalaruban, Rati Devidze, Volkan Cevher, Adish Singla

* IJCAI'19 paper (extended version) 

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