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712, 2021

Adrien Taylor (INRIA and Ecole Normale Supérieure) – A few constructive approaches to optimal first-order optimization methods in convex optimization

In this presentation, I want to provide a high-level overview of a recent approach for analyzing [...]

3011, 2021

Anthony Man-Cho So (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) – Non-convex Exact Community Recovery In Stochastic Block Model

In this talk, we consider the problem of exact community recovery in a graph that is generated by [...]

2311, 2021

Nicolas Gillis (Université de Mons) – Nonnegative Matrix Factorization: Identifiability and Computation

Given a nonnegative matrix X and a factorization rank r, nonnegative matrix factorization (NMF) [...]

ESD Spring Newsletter 2022

  January 14th, 2022

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Simulation Modelling and Analysis Course Project Showcase 2020

  January 22nd, 2021

Come step into the world of dynamical system simulation and see what our students can imagine and [...]

ESD Summer Newsletter 2020

  July 9th, 2020

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