Recent Plenary Talks

  1. "Living on the edge: Phase transitions in random convex optimization problems"
    on joint work with D. Amelunxen, M. Lotz, and M. B. McCoy.
    Plenary address, Modern Time-Frequency Methods, Strobl, June 2014.
  2. "Living on the edge: A geometric theory of phase transitions in convex optimization"
    on joint work with D. Amelunxen, M. Lotz, and M. B. McCoy.
    Plenary address, International Workshop on Regularization, Optimization, Kernel Methods, and Support Vector Machines (ROKS 2013), Leuven, July 2013.
  3. "Sharp recovery bounds for convex deconvolution, with applications"
    on joint work with M. B. McCoy.
    Plenary address, First International Traveling Workshop for Interacting Sparse Models and Technology (iTwist), Marseille, May 2012.
  4. "Finding structure with randomness: Probabilistic algorithms for constructing approximate matrix decompositions"
    on joint work with N. Halko and P.-G. Martinsson.
    Plenary address, Signal Processing with Adaptive Sparse Structured Representations Workshop (SPARS), Edinburgh, June 2011.
  5. "User-friendly tail bounds for sums of random matrices"
    Plenary address, Sparsity and Computation Workshop, Haussdorf Center for Mathematics, Univ. Bonn, June 2010.
  6. "Sparse representations"
    Vasil A. Popov Prize Lecture, Approximation Theory 13 Conference, San Antonio, Feb. 2010.
  7. "Column subset selection, matrix factorization, and eigenvalue optimization"
    Plenary address, Householder Symposium XVII, Zeuthen, May 2008.
  8. "Beyond Nyquist: Efficient Sampling of Sparse, Bandlimited Signals"
    on joint work with M. Duarte, J. Laska, J. Romberg, and R. G. Baraniuk
    Plenary address, Sampling Theory and Applications (SampTA), Thessaloniki, June 2007.

Recent Tutorials

  1. "Finding structure with randomness"
    Tutorial, International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), Beijing, June 2014.
    [ Slides .pdf | Video ]
  2. "User-friendly tools for random matrices"
    Tutorial, Simons Institute Big Data Boot Camp, Berkeley, September 2013.
    [ Video 1 | Video 2 | Video 3 ]
  3. "User-friendly tools for random matrices"
    Tutorial, Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), Stateline, December 2012.
    [ Notes .pdf | Slides .pdf | Video ]

Selected Research Talks

Randomized numerical linear algebra

  1. "Finding structure with randomness"
    Date: Jan. 2012
    [ Slides .pdf ]
  2. "Column subset selection, matrix factorization, and eigenvalue optimization"
    Date: June 2008
    [ Slides .pdf ]

Sparse approximation: Theory and practice

  1. "Living on the edge: Phase transitions in convex programs with random data"
    Date: May 2014
    [ Slides .pdf ]
  2. "The sparsity gap"
    Date: May 2010
    [ Slides .pdf ]
  3. "On the linear independence of spikes and sines"
    Date: July 2007
    [ Slides .pdf ]
  4. "Sparse solutions to underdetermined linear systems"
    Date: Apr. 2007
    [ Slides .pdf ]
  5. "Average-case analysis of greedy pursuit"
    Date: Aug. 2005
    [ Slides .pdf ]
  6. "Simultaneous sparsity"
    on joint work with A. C. Gilbert and M. J. Strauss
    Date: Mar. 2005
    [ Slides .pdf ]
  7. "Convex programming methods for subset selection and sparse approximation"
    Date: June 2004
    [ Slides .pdf ]
  8. "Recent theoretical advances in sparse approximation"
    Date: Nov. 2003
    [ Slides .pdf ]

Architectures for online compressive sampling

  1. "Beyond Nyquist: Efficient sampling of sparse, bandlimited signals"
    on joint work with M. Duarte, J. Laska, J. Romberg, and R. G. Baraniuk
    Date: October 2008
    [ Slides .pdf ]

Fast algorithms for compressive sampling

  1. "CoSaMP: Iterative signal recovery from incomplete and inaccurate samples"
    on joint work with D. Needell
    Date: Jul. 2008
    Slides: [ .pdf ]
  2. "Signal recovery from random measurements"
    on joint work with A. C. Gilbert
    Date: Aug. 2006
    Slides: [ .pdf ]
  3. "One sketch for all: A sublinear approximation scheme for heavy hitters"
    on joint work with A. C. Gilbert, M. J. Strauss, and R. Vershynin
    Date: June 2006
    Slides: [ .pdf ]
  4. "Sublinear algorithms for Compressed Sensing"
    on joint work with A. C. Gilbert, M. J. Strauss, and R. Vershynin
    Date: May 2006
    Slides: [ .pdf ]

Frames and packing

  1. "Complex equiangular tight frames"
    Date: Aug. 2005.
    Slides: [ .pdf ]
  2. "Equiangular tight frames"
    on joint work with I. S. Dhillon, R. W. Heath, and T. Strohmer
    Date: May 2004
    Slides: [ .pdf ]

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