CCICADA Seminar Series in Homeland Security, February 8, 2018 | CCICADA
CCICADA Research Group Lab Meeting - CCICADA Seminar Series in Homeland Security Date/Time: Thursday, February 8, 2018, 12:15pm to 1:00pm Location: 4th Floor Conference Room – 433, Computing Research & Education Building (CoRE) Busch Campus, Rutgers, the State University REMOTE - 800 868-1123/41814849 and BigBlueButton meeting (to be announced) FEATURED SPEAKER: Mert Gürbüzbalaban, Assistant Professor Department of Management Science and Information, Rutgers University Title: Incremental methods for additive convex cost optimization Abstract: Motivated by machine learning problems over large data sets and distributed optimization over networks, we consider the problem of minimizing the sum of a large number of convex component functions. We study incremental gradient methods for solving such problems, which process component functions sequentially one at a time. We first consider deterministic cyclic incremental gradient methods (that process the component functions in a