Schedule

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Dec 10th, 2013, Harvey's Hotel, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, United States
Room: Emerald Bay 6 (Harvey's)

Time Speaker Title Links
7:30 - 7:40am Organizers Introduction and Poster Setup [ Slides ]   [ Video ]
7:40 - 8:20am Robert M. Freund Remarks on Frank-Wolfe and Structural Friends [ Slides ]   [ Video ]
8:20 - 9:00am Ben Recht The Algorithmic Frontiers of Atomic Norm Minimization: Relaxation, Discretization, and Greedy Pursuit [ Slides ]   [ Video ]
9:00 - 9:30pm Coffee Break
9:30 - 9:45am Nikhil Rao, Parikshit Shah and Stephen Wright Conditional Gradient with Enhancement and Truncation for Atomic Norm Regularization [ Slides ]   [ Video ]
9:45 - 9:55am
Hector Allende, Emanuele Frandi, Ricardo Nanculef, Claudio Sartori Pairwise Away Steps for the Frank-Wolfe Algorithm
9:55 - 10:05am Simon Lacoste-Julien and Martin Jaggi An Affine Invariant Linear Convergence Analysis for Frank-Wolfe Algorithms [ Slides ]   [ Video ]
10:05 - 10:15am Vamsi Potluru, Jonathan Le Roux, Barak Pearlmutter, John Hershey and Matthew Brand Coordinate Descent for mixed-norm NMF
[ Slides ]   [ Video ]
10:15 - 10:30am Robert M. Freund and Paul Grigas New Analysis and Results for the Conditional Gradient Method [ Slides ]   [ Video ]
10:30 - 3:30pm Lunch Break
3:30 - 3:45pm Marguerite Frank Honorary Guest                 [ Video ]
3:45 - 4:25pm Shai Shalev-Schwartz Efficiently Training Sum-Product Neural Networks using Forward Greedy Selection [ Slides ]   [ Video ]
4:25 - 4:40pm Xiaocheng Tang and Katya Scheinberg Complexity of Inexact Proximal Newton Methods [ Slides ]   [ Video ]

Vladimir Temlyakov From Greedy Approximation to Greedy Optimization [ Slides ]
4:40 - 4:50pm Jacob Steinhardt and Jonathan Huggins A Greedy Framework for First-Order Optimization [ Slides ]   [ Video ]
4:50 - 5:00pm Ahmed Farahat, Ali Ghodsi and Mohamed Kamel A Fast Greedy Algorithm for Generalized Column Subset Selection [ Slides ]   [ Video ]
[ Poster ]
5:00 - 5:30pm Coffee Break
5:30 - 6:10pm Francis Bach Conditional Gradients Everywhere [ Slides ]   [ Video ]
6:10 - 6:25pm David Belanger, Dan Sheldon and Andrew McCallum Marginal Inference in MRFs using Frank-Wolfe [ Slides ]   [ Video ]



 

Update: Marguerite Frank will join us at 3:30pm instead of the morning session
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