The Heilbronn Institute is welcoming the first Virtual Visiting Professor, Wei Biao Wu (University of Chicago), for an online colloquium on Wednesday 24 March, 16:00 – 17:00pm. — Title: Fast Algorithms for Estimating Covariance Matrices of Stochastic Gradient Descent Solutions Abstract: Stochastic gradient descent (SGD), an important optimization method in machine learning, is widely used […]