We will list the papers to be read and who will be reading them here. If you have any questions about the page, please e-mail me.
**Meetings will be held at 212 Cory, at 5pm every Monday.**
February 23rd, 2009. 212 Cory Hall.
Paper: Network-based consensus averaging with general noisy channels
Authors: Rajagopal, Wainwright Presenter: Nima
February 9th, 2009. 212 Cory Hall.
Paper: Information Theoretic Bounds for Distributed Computation
Authors: Ayaso, Shah, Dahleh Presenter: Nima
February 2nd, 2009. 212 Cory Hall.
Paper: A statistical framework for differential privacy
Authors: Wasserman, Zhou
March 17th, 2008. 212 Cory Hall.
Paper: Guaranteed Minimum-Rank Solutions of Linear Matrix Equations via Nuclear Norm Minimization
Authors: Recht, Fazel, Parillo
March 31st, 2008. 212 Cory Hall.
Paper: A duality view of spectral methods for dimensionality reduction
Authors: Xiao, Sun, Boyd
April 7th, 2008. 212 Cory Hall.
Paper: A Tutorial on Spectral Clustering
Authors: Ulrike von Luxburg
April 14th, 2008. 212 Cory Hall.
Paper: Nonlinear Component Analysis as a Kernel Eigenvalue Problem
Paper: On the Convergence of Eigenspaces in Kernel Principle Component Analysis
Authors: Scholkopf, Smola, Muller
April 28th, 2008. 212 Cory Hall.
Paper: Efficient Compressive Sensing with Determinstic Guarantees Using Expander Graphs
Authors: Weiyu Xu and Babak Hassibi
May 5th, 2008. 212 Cory Hall.
Paper: Information-Theoretic Determination of Minimax Rates of Convergence
(pay special attention to pages 1568-1572)
Authors: Yang and Barron
May 19th, 2008. 212 Cory Hall.
Paper: A Simple Lemma on Greedy Approximation in Hilbert Space and Convergence Rates for Projection Pursuit Regression and Neural Network Training