2014 HKBU CMIV Workshop on Optimization

15 May 2014
Hong Kong Baptist University

FSC1217, Fong Shu Chuen Building,
Ho Sin Hang Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University
Ernie Esser, University of British Columbia, Canada
Jiyuan Tao, Loyola University Maryland, USA
Marc Teboulle, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Pierre Weiss, University of Toulouse, France
Zaiwen Wen, Peking University, China
Wotao Yin, UCLA, USA
Xiaoming Yuan, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
10:00-10:40 Marc Teboulle
Performance of First-order Methods for Smooth Convex Minimization: A Novel Approach
10:40-11:20 Xiaoming Yuan
On the Convergence of Primal-Dual Hybrid Gradient Algorithm
11:20-12:00 Jiyuan Tao
The Completely-Q Property for Linear Transformations in Euclidean Jordan Algebras
12:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:40 Ernie Esser
Encouraging Rank One Solutions to Semidefinite Relaxations
14:40-15:20 Pierre Weiss
On the Minimization of Distances Between Measures, or How to Draw a Picture with a Spaghetti
15:20-15:40 Coffee Break
15:40-16:20 Zaiwen Wen
Optimization in Electronic Structure Calculation
16:20-17:00 Wotao Yin
Distributed Optimization over Network
Centre for Mathematical Imaging and Vision, and Department of Mathematics, Hong Kong Baptist University