54th Annual Allerton Conference
on Communication, Control, and Computing
September 27-30, 2016
Allerton Retreat Center, Monticello, IL, USA
  

54th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
Sept 27-30, 2016, Allerton Park and Retreat Center, Monticello, IL, USA

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WeA1 Invited Session, Library Add to My Program 
Networks I: Machine Learning  
 
Chair: Telgarsky, Matus JanUIUC
Organizer: Hajek, BruceUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Srikant, RUniv. of Illinois
 
08:30-08:50, Paper WeA1.1 Add to My Program
Sparse, Spiked Wigner Model: Phase Transitions and Information-Theoretic Bounds (I)
Banks, JessUniv. of California-Berkeley
Krzakala, FlorentLab. de Physique Statistique
Moore, CristopherSanta Fe Inst.
Vershynin, RomanUniv. of California, Davis
Xu, JiamingPURDUE Univ.
Zdeborova, LenkaCEA Saclay, and URA 2306 CNRS, 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette,France
 
08:50-09:10, Paper WeA1.2 Add to My Program
Learning Tree-Structured Ising Models in Order to Make Predictions (I)
Bresler, GuyMIT
Karzand, MinaMIT
 
09:10-09:30, Paper WeA1.3 Add to My Program
Nonconvex Gradient Descent for Low-Rank Estimation: Linear Convergence, Robustness and Unified Theory (I)
Chen, YudongCornell Univ.
 
09:30-09:50, Paper WeA1.4 Add to My Program
Graph Compression: The Effect of Clusters (I)
Abbe, EmmanuelPrinceton Univ
 
09:50-10:10, Paper WeA1.5 Add to My Program
Recovering Asymmetric Communities in the Stochastic Block Model (I)
Caltagirone, FrancescoINRIA-ENS
Lelarge, MarcInria - Ens
Miolane, LeoINRIA-ENS
 
WeA2 Regular Session, Solarium Add to My Program 
Computational and Biological Systems  
 
Chair: Kannan, SreeramUniv. of Washington Seattle
 
08:30-08:50, Paper WeA2.1 Add to My Program
Amplitude Sampling
Martínez-Nuevo, PabloMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Lai, Hsin-YuMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Oppenheim, Alan V.Massachusetts Inst. of Tech
 
08:50-09:10, Paper WeA2.2 Add to My Program
Fitting Convex Sets to Data Via Matrix Factorization
Soh, Yong ShengCalifornia Inst. of Tech.
Chandrasekaran, VenkatCalifornia Inst. of Tech.
 
09:10-09:30, Paper WeA2.3 Add to My Program
Modeling the P300-Based Brain-Computer Interface As a Channel with Memory
Mayya, VaishakhiDuke Univ
Reeves, GalenDuke Univ
Mainsah, BoylaDuke Univ
 
09:30-09:50, Paper WeA2.4 Add to My Program
Predicting Popularity Dynamics of Online Contents Using Data Filtering Methods
Richier, CédricUniv. of Avignon
Elazouzi, RachidUniv. of Avignon
Tania, JimenezUniv. of Avignon
Altman, EitanINRIA
Georges, LinaresUniv. of Avignon
 
09:50-10:10, Paper WeA2.5 Add to My Program
Extracting Sparse Data Via Histogram Queries
Wang, I-HsiangNational Taiwan Univ
Huang, Shao-LunMIT
Lee, Kuan-YunNational Taiwan Univ
 
WeA3 Regular Session, Butternut Add to My Program 
Topics in Information Theory  
 
Chair: Liu, TieTexas A&M Univ
 
08:30-08:50, Paper WeA3.1 Add to My Program
Typical Sumsets of Linear Codes
Zhu, JinggeEc. Pol. Fédérale De Lausanne
Gastpar, MichaelUniv. of California, Berkeley
 
08:50-09:10, Paper WeA3.2 Add to My Program
Symmetry Reduction of Information Inequalities
Zhang, KaiThe Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville
Tian, ChaoThe Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville
 
09:10-09:30, Paper WeA3.3 Add to My Program
Rate Distortion Regions of Heegard-Berger Problems with Successive Refinement and Scalable Coding
Benammar, MeryemHuawei Tech. France Ltd
Zaidi, AbdellatifHuawei Res. France
 
09:30-09:50, Paper WeA3.4 Add to My Program
Successive Refinement with Cribbing and Side Information
Vu, Minh ThanhKTH
Oechtering, Tobias J.Royal Inst. of Tech. (KTH)
Wiese, MoritzKTH Royal Insitute of Tech
Skoglund, MikaelRoyal Inst. of Tech. (KTH)
 
09:50-10:10, Paper WeA3.5 Add to My Program
On Channel Resolvability in Presence of Feedback
Bastani Parizi, ManiEPFL
Telatar, EmreEPFL
 
WeA4 Regular Session, Pine Add to My Program 
Wireless Communication Systems  
 
Chair: Eletreby, RashadCarnegie Mellon Univ
 
08:30-08:50, Paper WeA4.1 Add to My Program
Node Isolation of Secure Wireless Sensor Networks under a Heterogeneous Channel Model
Eletreby, RashadCarnegie Mellon Univ
Yagan, OsmanCarnegie Mellon Univ
 
08:50-09:10, Paper WeA4.2 Add to My Program
Cache-Aided Content Delivery in MIMO Channels
Ngo, Khac-HoangCentraleSupelec, Univ. of Paris-Saclay
Yang, ShengSupelec
Kobayashi, MariSupelec
 
09:10-09:30, Paper WeA4.3 Add to My Program
On the Outage Performance of an IEEE 802.11 Broadcast Scheme in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks
Golnarian, SahandUniv. of Notre Dame
Laneman, J. NicholasUniv. of Notre Dame
Lemmon, MichaelUniv. of Notre Dame
 
09:30-09:50, Paper WeA4.4 Add to My Program
Capacity Scaling in Massive MIMO with Statistical Spatial Despreading
Nam, JunyoungElectronics and Telecommunications Res. Inst.
 
09:50-10:10, Paper WeA4.5 Add to My Program
Scheduling in Massive MIMO: User Clustering and Pilot Assignment
Eddine, HajriCentraleSupelec
Assaad, MohamadCentraleSupélec
Caire, GiuseppeUSC
 
WeA5 Invited Session, Lower Level Add to My Program 
Sequential Methods  
 
Chair: Veeravalli, VenugopalUniv. of Illinois
Co-Chair: Fellouris, GeorgiosUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Veeravalli, VenuUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Fellouris, GeorgiosUniv. of Illinois
 
08:30-08:50, Paper WeA5.1 Add to My Program
Sequential Multiple Hypothesis Testing and Applications to On-Line Detection and Diagnosis in Multi-Component Systems (I)
Lai, Tze LeungStanford Univ.
Shen, MilanAirbnb
Tsang, Ka WaiThe Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong at Shenzhen
 
08:50-09:10, Paper WeA5.2 Add to My Program
Multiple Stopping Time Problems: Structural Results (I)
Krishnamurthy, VikramCornell Univ
Aprem, AnupUniv. of British Columbia
Bhatt, SujayUniv. of British Columbia
 
09:10-09:30, Paper WeA5.3 Add to My Program
Quickest Search for Local Structures in Line Networks (I)
Heydari, JavadRensselaer Pol. Inst
Tajer, AliRensselaer Pol. Inst
 
09:30-09:50, Paper WeA5.4 Add to My Program
Sequential Rank Change Detection (I)
Xie, YaoGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Seversky, LeeAir Force Res. Lab
 
WeB1 Invited Session, Library Add to My Program 
Information Theory and Applications  
 
Chair: Viswanath, PramodUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Viswanath, PramodUniv. of Illinois
 
10:30-10:50, Paper WeB1.1 Add to My Program
On the Existence of Near-Optimal Fixed Time Control of Traffic Intersection Signals (I)
Ouyang, YiUniv. of Southern California
Jain, RahulUniv. of Southern California
Varaiya, PravinUniv. of California, Berkeley
 
10:50-11:10, Paper WeB1.2 Add to My Program
Duality between Feature Selection and Data Clustering (I)
Chan, ChungThe Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong
Al-Bashabsheh, AliThe Chinese Univ. at Hong Kong
Zhou, QiaoqiaoThe Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong
Liu, TieTexas A&M Univ
 
11:10-11:30, Paper WeB1.3 Add to My Program
Cover's Open Problem: “The Capacity of the Relay Channel” (I)
Wu, XiugangStanford Univ
Barnes, Leighton PateStanford Univ
Ozgur, AyferStanford Univ
 
11:30-11:50, Paper WeB1.4 Add to My Program
Designing Genome Assembly Algorithms from a Rate-Distortion Perspective (I)
Shomorony, IlanUC Berkeley
Kamath, GovindaStanford Univ.
Xia, FeiTsinghua Univ.
Courtade, ThomasUniv. of California, Berkeley
Tse, DavidUC Berkeley
 
11:50-12:10, Paper WeB1.5 Add to My Program
Network Inference Via Directed Information: The Deterministic Limit (I)
Kannan, SreeramUniv. of Washington Seattle
Rahimzamani, ArmanUniv. of Washington Seattle
 
12:10-12:30, Paper WeB1.6 Add to My Program
Coded Distributed Computing: Straggling Servers and Multistage Dataflows (I)
Li, SongzeUSC
Maddah-ali, Mohammad AliBell Labs Alcatel-Lucent
Avestimehr, SalmanUSC
 
WeB2 Regular Session, Solarium Add to My Program 
Complex Networked Systems  
 
Chair: Modiano, EytanMIT
 
10:30-10:50, Paper WeB2.1 Add to My Program
Robustness of Interdependent Random Geometric Networks
Zhang, JiananMIT
Yeh, EdmundNortheastern Univ
Modiano, EytanMIT
 
10:50-11:10, Paper WeB2.2 Add to My Program
Initial Spreaders in Online Social Networks
Zhao, JunCMU
 
11:10-11:30, Paper WeB2.3 Add to My Program
Symbolic Models of Networked Control Systems: A Feedback Refinement Relation Approach
Khaled, MahmoudTech. Univ. of Munich
Rungger, MatthiasTech. Univ. of Munich
Zamani, MajidTech. Univ. of Munich
 
11:30-11:50, Paper WeB2.4 Add to My Program
The Stability Transition Graph under Cascade Dynamics for Social Network Subscription Services
Weber, StevenDrexel Univ. Dept. of Ec
 
11:50-12:10, Paper WeB2.5 Add to My Program
Edge Conductance Estimation Using MCMC
Bora, AshishUT Austin
Borkar, Vivek ShripadIndian Inst. of Tech
Garg, DineshIBM India Res. Lab
Sundaresan, RajeshIndian Inst. of Science
 
WeB3 Invited Session, Butternut Add to My Program 
Decentralized Control and Optimization II  
 
Chair: He, NiaoUIUC
Co-Chair: Beck, CarolynUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Nedich, AngeliaUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Beck, CarolynUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Olshevsky, AlexanderUniv. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 
10:30-10:50, Paper WeB3.1 Add to My Program
Accelerated Distributed Nesterov Gradient Descent for Smooth and Strongly Convex Functions (I)
Qu, GuannanHarvard Univ
Li, NaHarvard Univ
 
10:50-11:10, Paper WeB3.2 Add to My Program
A Second-Order Proximal Method of Multipliers Algorithm for Composite Minimization (I)
Dhingra, Neil KUniv. of Minnesota
Khong, Sei ZhenInst. for Mathematics and Its Applications
Jovanovic, MihailoUniv. of Minnesota
 
11:10-11:30, Paper WeB3.3 Add to My Program
Equilibrium Analysis for a Leader-Follower Game with Noisy Observations: A Pace Forward in Witsenhausen's Counterexample Conjecture (I)
Ajorlou, AmirMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Jadbabaie, AliMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
 
11:30-11:50, Paper WeB3.4 Add to My Program
Input/Output Analysis of Primal-Dual Gradient Algorithms (I)
Simpson-Porco, John W.Univ. of Waterloo
 
11:50-12:10, Paper WeB3.5 Add to My Program
NESTT: A Nonconvex Primal-Dual Splitting Method for Distributed and Stochastic Optimization (I)
Hajinezhad, DavoodIowa State Univ.
Wang, ZhaoranPrinceton Univ.
Zhao, TuoJohns Hopkins Univ.
Hong, MingyiIowa State Univ.
 
12:10-12:30, Paper WeB3.6 Add to My Program
Projected Gradient Descent on Riemannian Manifolds with Applications to Online Power System Optimization (I)
Hauswirth, AdrianETH Zurich
Bolognani, SaverioETH Zurich
Hug, GabrielaETH Zurich
Dorfler, FlorianETH Zurich
 
WeB4 Regular Session, Pine Add to My Program 
Dynamic Games  
 
Chair: Anastasopoulos, AchilleasUniv. of Michigan
 
10:30-10:50, Paper WeB4.1 Add to My Program
Information Design for Strategic Coordination of Autonomous Devices with Non-Aligned Utilities
Le Treust, MaëlETIS, UMR 8051 / ENSEA, Univ. Cergy-Pontoise, CNRS
Tomala, TristanHEC Paris, GREGHEC UMR 2959
 
10:50-11:10, Paper WeB4.2 Add to My Program
Robust Supply Function Bidding in Electricity Markets with Renewables
Xiao, YuanzhangNorthwestern Univ
Bandi, ChaithanyaNorthwestern Univ
Wei, ErminNorthwestern Univ
 
11:10-11:30, Paper WeB4.3 Add to My Program
Prospect Theory for Enhanced Smart Grid Resilience Using Distributed Energy Storage
El Rahi, GeorgesVirginia Tech
Sanjab, AnibalVirginia Tech. Blacksburg, VA, USA
Saad, WalidElectrical and Computer Engineering Department, Virginia Tech. B
Mandayam, NarayanWINLAB, Rutgers Univ
Poor, H. VincentPrinceton Univ
 
11:30-11:50, Paper WeB4.4 Add to My Program
Structured Perfect Bayesian Equilibrium in Infinite Horizon Dynamic Games with Asymmetric Information
Sinha, AbhinavUniv. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Anastasopoulos, AchilleasUniv. of Michigan
 
11:50-12:10, Paper WeB4.5 Add to My Program
Decentralized Bayesian Learning in Dynamic Games
Vasal, DeepanshuUniv. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Anastasopoulos, AchilleasUniv. of Michigan
 
12:10-12:30, Paper WeB4.6 Add to My Program
A Framework for Decentralized Opacity in Linear Systems
Ramasubramanian, BhaskarUniv. of Maryland, Coll. Park
Cleaveland, RanceUniv. of Maryland
Marcus, Steven I.Univ. of Maryland
 
WeB5 Regular Session, Lower Level Add to My Program 
Sparse Recovery  
 
Chair: Aeron, ShuchinTufts Univ
 
10:30-10:50, Paper WeB5.1 Add to My Program
A Note on Information-Theoretic Bounds on Matrix Completion under Union of Subspaces Model
Aggarwal, VaneetPurdue Univ
Aeron, ShuchinTufts Univ
 
10:50-11:10, Paper WeB5.2 Add to My Program
Online Sparse and Orthogonal Subspace Estimation from Partial Information
Balzano, LauraUniv. of Michigan
Xiao, PengyuUniv. of Michigan
 
11:10-11:30, Paper WeB5.3 Add to My Program
Sparse Reconstruction under Sensing Constraints: A Controlled Approach
Mardani Najafabadi, DavoodUniv. of Central Florida
Atia, GeorgeUniv. of Central Florida
Abouraddy, AymanUniv. of Central Florida
 
11:30-11:50, Paper WeB5.4 Add to My Program
On Compressive Orthonormal Sensing
Zhou, YiSyracuse Univ
Zhang, HuishuaiSyracuse Univ
Liang, YingbinSyracuse Univ
 
11:50-12:10, Paper WeB5.5 Add to My Program
On Failing Sets of the Interval-Passing Algorithm for Compressed Sensing
Yakimenka, YauhenUniv. of Tartu
Rosnes, EirikUniv. of Bergen
 
WeC1 Invited Session, Library Add to My Program 
Networks II: Stochastic Networks  
 
Chair: Sowers, RichardUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Hajek, BruceUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Srikant, RUniv. of Illinois
 
13:30-13:50, Paper WeC1.1 Add to My Program
A Generalization of Regenerating Codes for Clustered Storage Systems (I)
Narayana Moorthy, PrakashMIT
Abdrashitov, VitalyMIT
Médard, MurielMIT
 
13:50-14:10, Paper WeC1.2 Add to My Program
Performance Upper Bounds in the Labeled Stochastic Block Model (I)
Yun, SeyoungLos Alamos National Lab.
Proutiere, AlexandreKTH
 
14:10-14:30, Paper WeC1.3 Add to My Program
On the Penalty of Learning in Queueing Bandits (I)
Krishnasamy, SubhashiniThe Univ. of Texas at Austin
Sen, RajatUT Austin
Johari, RameshStanford Univ.
Shakkottai, SanjayThe Univ. of Texas at Austin
 
14:30-14:50, Paper WeC1.4 Add to My Program
Analyzing Distributed Join-Idle-Queue: A Fluid Limit Approach (I)
Mitzenmacher, MichaelHarvard Univ
 
14:50-15:10, Paper WeC1.5 Add to My Program
A Greedy Randomized Algorithm Achieving Sublinear Optimality Gap in a Dynamic Packing Model (I)
Stolyar, AlexanderLehigh Univ
Zhong, YuanUniv. of Chicago
 
WeC2 Invited Session, Solarium Add to My Program 
Signal Processing for Big Data  
 
Chair: Varshney, Lav R.Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Co-Chair: Veeravalli, VenugopalUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Moulin, PierreUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Veeravalli, VenugopalUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Varshney, Lav R.Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 
13:30-13:50, Paper WeC2.1 Add to My Program
Interpretable Machine Learning Via Convex Cardinal Shape Composition (I)
Varshney, Kush R.IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center
 
13:50-14:10, Paper WeC2.2 Add to My Program
Geometrical Properties and Accelerated Gradient Solvers of Non-Convex Phase Retrieval (I)
Zhou, YiSyracuse Univ
Zhang, HuishuaiSyracuse Univ
Liang, YingbinSyracuse Univ
 
14:10-14:30, Paper WeC2.3 Add to My Program
Minimax Optimal Subsampling for Large Sample Linear Regression (I)
Singh, AartiCarnegie Mellon Univ.
 
14:30-14:50, Paper WeC2.4 Add to My Program
On Unsupervised Clustering under the Union of Tensor Subspaces (I)
Chaghazardi, MohammadhosseinTufts Univ
Aeron, ShuchinTufts Univ
 
WeC3 Regular Session, Butternut Add to My Program 
Combinatorial and Algebraic Coding Theory  
 
Chair: Goela, NaveenTech. Res
 
13:30-13:50, Paper WeC3.1 Add to My Program
Learning to Decode Linear Codes Using Deep Learning
Nachmani, EliyaTel-Aviv Univ
Be'ery, YairTel Aviv Univ
Burshtein, DavidTel Aviv Univ
 
13:50-14:10, Paper WeC3.2 Add to My Program
The Structure of Polarized Channels Via Explicit Parameters
Goela, NaveenTech. Res
 
14:10-14:30, Paper WeC3.3 Add to My Program
Dense Gray Codes, or Easy Ways to Generate Cyclic and Non-Cyclic Gray Codes for the First N Whole Numbers
Cormen, ThomasDartmouth Coll
Fan, JessicaDartmouth Coll
 
14:30-14:50, Paper WeC3.4 Add to My Program
On the Capacity of the Binary Adversarial Wiretap Channel
Wang, CarolNational Univ. of Singapore
 
WeC4 Regular Session, Pine Add to My Program 
Information Theory  
 
Chair: Xu, JiamingPURDUE Univ
 
13:30-13:50, Paper WeC4.1 Add to My Program
Sufficient Conditions for the Equality of Exact and Wyner Common Information
Vellambi, BadriNew Jersey Inst. of Tech
Kliewer, JoergNew Jersey Inst. of Tech
 
13:50-14:10, Paper WeC4.2 Add to My Program
Synthesis of Gaussian Trees with Correlation Sign Ambiguity: An Information Theoretic Approach
Moharrer, AliLouisiana State Univ
Wei, ShuangqingLouisiana State Univ
Amariucai, GeorgeIowa State Univ
Deng, JingUniv. of North Carolina at Greensboro
 
14:10-14:30, Paper WeC4.3 Add to My Program
Total Correlation of Gaussian Vector Sources on the Gray–Wyner Network
Op 't Veld, GielÉcole Pol. Fédérale De Lausanne
Gastpar, MichaelUniv. of California, Berkeley
 
14:30-14:50, Paper WeC4.4 Add to My Program
Distributed Lossy Interactive Function Computation
Torabi, SolmazDrexel Univ
Walsh, John MacLarenDrexel Univ
 
14:50-15:10, Paper WeC4.5 Add to My Program
Nearly Optimal Sparse Group Testing
Grigorescu, ElenaPurdue Univ
Jaggi, SidharthChinese Univ. of Hong Kong
Zhou, SamsonPurdue Univ
Gandikota, VenkataPurdue Univ
 
WeC5 Regular Session, Lower Level Add to My Program 
Topics in Statistical Inference  
 
Chair: Courtade, ThomasUniv. of California, Berkeley
 
13:30-13:50, Paper WeC5.1 Add to My Program
Algorithms for Item Categorization Based on Ordinal Ranking Data
Girson, JoshTufts Univ
Aeron, ShuchinTufts Univ
 
13:50-14:10, Paper WeC5.2 Add to My Program
Linear Regression with an Unknown Permutation: Statistical and Computational Limits
Pananjady, AshwinUniv. of California Berkeley
Wainwright, MartinUniv. of California Berkeley
Courtade, ThomasUniv. of California, Berkeley
 
14:10-14:30, Paper WeC5.3 Add to My Program
Interpreting Latent Variables in Factor Models Via Convex Optimization
Taeb, ArmeenCalifornia Inst. of Tech.
Chandrasekaran, VenkatCalifornia Inst. of Tech.
 
14:30-14:50, Paper WeC5.4 Add to My Program
Efficient Bayesian Learning in Social Networks with Gaussian Estimators
Mossel, ElchananMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Olsman, NoahCalifornia Inst. of Tech
Tamuz, OmerCalifornia Inst. of Tech
 
14:50-15:10, Paper WeC5.5 Add to My Program
Estimation Error of the Constrained Lasso
Zerbib, NissimEc. Normale Superieure
Li, Yen-HuanEc. Pol. Federale De Lausanne
Hsieh, Ya-PingEc. Pol. Federale De Lausanne
Cevher, VolkanEc. Pol. Federale De Lausanne
 
WeD1 Invited Session, Library Add to My Program 
Statistical Learning II  
 
Chair: Oh, SewoongUIUC
Organizer: Oh, SewoongUIUC
 
15:30-15:50, Paper WeD1.1 Add to My Program
Using Entropy for Discovering Causality (I)
Kocaoglu, MuratUT Austin
Dimakis, AlexUT Austin
Vishwanath, SriramUniv. of Texas at Austin
Hassibi, BabakCalifornia Inst. of Tech.
 
15:50-16:10, Paper WeD1.2 Add to My Program
An Efficient Algorithm for Joint Alignment from Pairwise Differences (I)
Chen, YuxinStanford Univ
Candes, EmmanuelStanford Univ
 
16:10-16:30, Paper WeD1.3 Add to My Program
Proving the Replica-Symmetric Prediction for Compressed Sensing Using a Conditional CLT (I)
Reeves, GalenDuke Univ.
Pfister, HenryDuke Univ.
 
16:30-16:50, Paper WeD1.4 Add to My Program
Global Optimality of Local Search for Low Rank Matrix Recovery (I)
Bhojanapalli, SrinadhToyota Tech. Inst. at Chicago
Neyshabur, BehnamTTI-Chicago
Srebro, NathanToyota Tech. Inst. at Chicago
 
16:50-17:10, Paper WeD1.5 Add to My Program
Finding Low-Rank Solutions to Smooth Convex Problems Via the Burer-Monteiro Approach
Park, DohyungUT Austin
Kyrillidis, AnastasiosUT Austin
Caramanis, ConstantineUT Austin
Sanghavi, SujayUT Austin
 
WeD2 Invited Session, Solarium Add to My Program 
Decentralized and Distributed Decision-Making  
 
Chair: Basar, TamerUniv. of Illinois
Co-Chair: Nedich, AngeliaUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Veeravalli, VenuUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Basar, TamerUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Nedich, AngeliaArizona State Univ
 
15:30-15:50, Paper WeD2.1 Add to My Program
Optimal Decentralized Control of System with Partially Exchangeable Agents (I)
Arabneydi, JalalMcGill Univ.
Mahajan, AdityaMcGill Univ.
 
15:50-16:10, Paper WeD2.2 Add to My Program
In Pursuit of Novelty: A Decentralized Approach to Subspace Clustering (I)
Rahmani, MostafaUniv. of Central Florida
Atia, GeorgeUniv. of Central Florida
 
16:10-16:30, Paper WeD2.3 Add to My Program
Distributed Algorithms for Convex Network Optimization under Non-Sparse Equality Constraints (I)
Cherukuri, AshishUniv. of California, San Diego
Cortes, JorgeUniv. of California San Diego
 
16:30-16:50, Paper WeD2.4 Add to My Program
The Tension between Anarchy and Stability in Noncooperative Designs (I)
Marden, JasonUniv. of California, Santa Barbara
 
16:50-17:10, Paper WeD2.5 Add to My Program
Rigid Formation Control with Nonlinear Passive Actuation (I)
Lan, BradleyUniv. of Iowa
Dasgupta, SouraUniv. of Iowa
 
WeD3 Regular Session, Butternut Add to My Program 
Topics in Optimization  
 
Chair: Varshney, Kush R.IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center
 
15:30-15:50, Paper WeD3.1 Add to My Program
Optimal Ranking of Test Items Using the Rasch Model
Vats, DivyanshuCarnegie Mellon Univ
Lan, Andrew S.Rice Univ
Studer, ChristophCornell Univ
Baraniuk, RichardRice Univ
 
15:50-16:10, Paper WeD3.2 Add to My Program
A Simpler Approach to Low-Rank Tensor Canonical Polyadic Decomposition
Pimentel-Alarcon, Daniel LeonardoUniv. of Wisconsin-Madison
 
16:10-16:30, Paper WeD3.3 Add to My Program
Subgradient Methods with Perturbations in Network Problems
Valls, VíctorTrinity Coll. Dublin
Leith, DouglasTrinity Coll. Dublin
 
16:30-16:50, Paper WeD3.4 Add to My Program
On the Interplay of Network Structure and Gradient Convergence in Deep Learning
Ithapu, Vamsi K.Univ. of Wisconsin Madison
Ravi, Sathya N.Univ. of Wisconsin Madison
Singh, VikasUniv. of Wisconsin Madison
 
16:50-17:10, Paper WeD3.5 Add to My Program
Towards a Theoretical Analysis of PCA for Heteroscedastic Data
Hong, DavidUniv. of Michigan
Balzano, LauraUniv. of Michigan
Fessler, JeffreyUniv. of Michigan
 
17:10-17:30, Paper WeD3.6 Add to My Program
The Role of Strong Convexity-Concavity in the Convergence and Robustness of the Saddle-Point Dynamics
Cherukuri, AshishUniv. of California, San Diego
Mallada, EnriqueJohns Hopkins Univ
Low, StevenCalifornia Inst. of Tech
Cortes, JorgeUniv. of California San Diego
 
WeD4 Regular Session, Pine Add to My Program 
Information Theory II  
 
Chair: Chen, JinyuanStanford
 
15:30-15:50, Paper WeD4.1 Add to My Program
Partial Strong Converse for the Non-Degraded Wiretap Channel
Wei, Yi-PengUniv. of Maryland
Ulukus, SennurUniv. of Maryland
 
15:50-16:10, Paper WeD4.2 Add to My Program
Universal Covertness for Discrete Memoryless Sources
Chou, RemiPSU
Bloch, MatthieuGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Yener, AylinThe Pennsylvania State Univ
 
16:10-16:30, Paper WeD4.3 Add to My Program
New Results on the Secure Capacity of Symmetric Two-User Interference Channels
Chen, JinyuanLouisiana Tech. Univ
 
16:30-16:50, Paper WeD4.4 Add to My Program
On the Fine Asymptotics of Information Theoretic Privacy
Kalantari, KoushaArizona State Univ
Kosut, OliverArizona State Univ
Sankar, LalithaArizona State Univ
 
16:50-17:10, Paper WeD4.5 Add to My Program
Source-Channel Secrecy for Shannon Cipher System
Yu, LeiUniv. of Science and Tech. of China
Li, HouqiangUniv. of Science and Tech. of China
Li, WeipingUniv. of Science and Tech. of China
 
17:10-17:30, Paper WeD4.6 Add to My Program
Covert Communications on Renewal Packet Channels
Soltani, RaminUniv. of Massachusetts Amherst
Goeckel, DennisUniv. of Massachusetts Amherst
Towsley, DonUniv. of Massachusetts
Houmansadr, AmirUniv. of Massachusetts Amherst
 
WeD5 Regular Session, Lower Level Add to My Program 
Control and Robotics  
 
Chair: La, HungUniv. of Nevada
 
15:30-15:50, Paper WeD5.1 Add to My Program
Design and Implementation of an Autonomous Robot for Steel Bridge Inspection
Pham, NhanUniv. of Nevada, Reno
La, HungUniv. of Nevada, Reno
 
15:50-16:10, Paper WeD5.2 Add to My Program
Distributed Flocking Control of Mobile Robots by Bounded Feedback
Nguyen, ThangCleveland State Univ
Han, Thanh-TrungTon Duc Thang Univ
La, HungUniv. of Nevada, Reno
 
16:10-16:30, Paper WeD5.3 Add to My Program
A Bisimulation-Like Algorithm for Abstracting Control Systems
Wagenmaker, AndrewUniv. of Michigan
Ozay, NecmiyeUniv. of Michigan
 
16:30-16:50, Paper WeD5.4 Add to My Program
On Incremental Stability of Time-Delayed Stochastic Control Systems
Jagtap, PushpakTech. Univ. of Munich
Zamani, MajidTech. Univ. of Munich
 
16:50-17:10, Paper WeD5.5 Add to My Program
Theoretical Guarantees for the Design of Near Globally Optimal Static Distributed Controllers
Fattahi, SalarUniv. of California, Berkeley
Lavaei, JavadUniv. of California, Berkeley
 
17:10-17:30, Paper WeD5.6 Add to My Program
Gradient-Free Distributed Resource Allocation Via Simultaneous Perturbation
Ramirez-Llanos, EduardoUC San Diego
Martinez, SoniaUniv. of California, San Diego

 
 

 
 

 

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