
Context Matters: A Theory of Semantic Discriminability for Perceptual Encoding Systems
People's associations between colors and concepts influence their abilit...
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Don't Fix What ain't Broke: Nearoptimal Local Convergence of Alternating Gradient DescentAscent for Minimax Optimization
Minimax optimization has recently gained a lot of attention as adversari...
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A Unified Analysis of FirstOrder Methods for Smooth Games via Integral Quadratic Constraints
The theory of integral quadratic constraints (IQCs) allows the certifica...
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Semantic Discriminability for Visual Communication
To interpret information visualizations, observers must determine how vi...
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Estimating ColorConcept Associations from Image Statistics
To interpret the meanings of colors in visualizations of categorical inf...
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An Optimal Control Approach to Sequential Machine Teaching
Given a sequential learning algorithm and a target model, sequential mac...
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A Canonical Form for FirstOrder Distributed Optimization Algorithms
We consider the distributed optimization problem in which a network of a...
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Dissipativity Theory for Accelerating Stochastic Variance Reduction: A Unified Analysis of SVRG and Katyusha Using Semidefinite Programs
Techniques for reducing the variance of gradient estimates used in stoch...
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Analysis of Approximate Stochastic Gradient Using Quadratic Constraints and Sequential Semidefinite Programs
We present convergence rate analysis for the approximate stochastic grad...
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Enhancement of human color vision by breaking the binocular redundancy
To see color, the human visual system combines the responses of three ty...
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Laurent Lessard
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