Sébastien Bubeck

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Researcher

Theory Group, Microsoft Research, Redmond

Contact

Building 99, 2955

Redmond, WA 98052

sebubeck AT microsoft DOT com

I was co-general chair for COLT 2013, COLT 2014, and I am/was on the program committee for NIPS 2012, NIPS 2014, COLT 2013, COLT 2014, COLT 2015, ICML 2015, ALT 2013, ALT 2014. I am also on the steering committee for COLT.

Currently I'm especially interested in (i) the interplay between convexity and randomness in optimization, and (ii) inference problems on random graphs.

NEW: CONVEX OPTIMIZATION MONOGRAPH

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Convex Optimization: Algorithms and Complexity

S. Bubeck

In Foundations and Trends in Machine Learning, Vol. 8: No. 3-4, pp 231-357, 2015

[pdf] [Link to buy a book version]

Research Interests

  • machine learning

  • convex optimization

  • multi-armed bandits

  • combinatorial statistics/analysis of networks

  • applications of information theory to learning, optimization, and probability