July 10, 2018 13:30

Abstract

The purpose of this workshop is to bring together discrete optimizers and machine learning researchers, theory people and practitioners in an effort to bridge the fields and stimulate cross-disciplinary interaction.

Registration

We arrange several seats for the people who are interested. Attendance at the workshop requires prior registration. To register, please send name, affiliation, and phone number to aip-koho[at]riken.jp with the subject line: “Discrete Optimization and Machine Learning Workshop at AIP”.

Program
Monday, July 23
09h30 – 10h00 Reception/ Opening remarks
10h00 – 12h00 Session A1
A11 Blended conditional gradients/
Sebastian Pokutta (Georgia Tech)
A12 Project-free simplex descent/
Dan Tu (Georgia Tech)
A13 Finding new molecules using deep neural network, simulation, and search/Kazuki Yoshizoe (RIKEN AIP)
A14 Learning when to use a decomposition/
Axel Parmentier (Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées)
12h00 – 13h30 Lunch
13h30 – 15h00 Session A2
A21 Generative modeling via feasibility and iterative projection/
Naveen Kodali (Georgia Tech)
A22 Exact clustering via integer programming and maximum satisfiability/
Atsushi Miyauchi (RIKEN AIP)
A23 Submodular reassignment problem for reallocating agents to tasks with synergy effects/Yoshio Okamoto (University of Electro Communications)
15h00 – 15h30 Coffee break
15h30 – 17h00 Session A3
A31 Deep reinforcement learning in inventory management/
Jana Boerger (Georgia Tech)
A32 A framework of efficient online learning algorithms and applications/
Nguyễn Kim Thắng (Université d’Evry)
A33 Machine learning from weak supervision/
Masashi Sugiyama (RIKEN AIP/ University of Tokyo)
Tuesday, July 24
09h30 – 10h00 Reception
10h00 – 12h00 Session B1
B11 Discrete DC programming for integrally convex functions/
Kazuo Murota (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
B12 On limited memory Kelley’s method/ Swati Gupta (Georgia Tech)
B13 Submodular maximization over logics/ Takanori Maehara (RIKEN AIP)
B14 Finding Submodularity hidden in symmetric difference/ Shuji Kijima (Kyushu University)
12h00 – 13h30 Lunch
13h30 – 15h00 Session B2
B21 Random projections in mathematical programming/ Leo Liberti (CNRS and Ecole Polytechnique)
B22 An iterative algorithm using random projection for LP/ Pierre-Louis Poirion (CNRS and Ecole Polytechnique)
B23 Randomized Sketches for feasibility of large linear systems subject to arbitrary convex constraints/ Khac Ky Vu (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
15h00 – 15h30 Coffee
15h30 – 17h00 Session B3
B31 Fenchel-Moreau conjugation inequalities in generalized convexity/ Michel De Lara (Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées)
B32 Heterogeneous medical data analysis by selective inference/ Ichiro Takeuchi (RIKEN AIP/ Nagoya Institute of Technology)
B33 Fast yet simple natural-gradient variational inference in complex models/ Mohammad Emtiyaz Khan (RIKEN AIP)
Wednesday, July 25
09h30 – 10h00 Reception
10h00 – 12h00 Session C1
C11 Robust hypothesis testing using Wasserstein uncertainty/ Yao Xie (Georgia Tech)
C12 Statistical estimation for non-smooth functions with the regularity lemma/ Masaaki Imaizumi (RIKEN AIP/ Institute of Statistical Mathematics)
C13 Semi-parametric choice models/
Selin Ahipasaoglu (Singapore University of Technology and Design)
C14 Mathematical programming for limited memory influence diagram/
Victor Cohen (Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées)
12h00 – 13h30 Lunch
13h30 – 15h00 Session C2
C21 Legal assignments and fast EADAM with consent via classical theory of stable matchings/ Yuri Faenza (Columbia University)
C22 Tensor factorization for spatio-temporal predictions/ Koh Takeuchi (NTT Labs)
C23 Treewidth-based extension complexity lower bounds/ Gonzalo Muñoz (Polytechnique Montréal)
15h00 – 15h30 Coffee
15h30 – 17h00 Session C3
C31 Spectral sparsification of hypergraph/
Yuichi Yoshida (National Institute of Informatics)
C32 Approximation algorithms for covering problems/
Yotaro Takazawa (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
C33 Convex matroid optimization, lattice polytopes, and degree sequences of hypergraphs/Antoine Deza (McMaster University)
17h00 Closing remarks

(Last update: July 05, 2018)

More Information

Date July 23, 2018 (Mon) - July 25, 2018(Wed) 10:00 - 17:00
Open 09:30
URL https://aip.riken.jp/access/?lang=en

Venue

Nihonbashi 1-chome Mitsui Building, 15th floor, 1-4-1 Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0027, Japan