Adaptive scaled Gradient methods for optimization on the stiefel manifold

16h00 - 18h00

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In this talk, we consider the problem of minimizing a continuously differentiable function on the Stiefel manifold. This kind of problem is widely applicable in many fields such as nearest low-rank correlation matrix problem, linear eigenvalue problem, sparse principal component analysis, Kohn-Sham total energy minimization, low-rank matrix completion, image segmentation, dimension reduction techniques in pattern recognition, among others. In order to address this problem, we introduce two adaptive scaled gradient projection methods that incorporate scaling matrices that depend on the step size and a parameter that controls the search direction. These iterative algorithms use a projection operator based on the QR factorization to preserve the feasibility in each iteration. In addition, we consider a Barzilai and Borwein-like step-size combined with the Armijo line-search technique in order to accelerate the convergence of the proposed procedures. We establish the global convergence for these schemes, and we evaluate their effectiveness and efficiency through an extensive computational study, comparing our approaches with other state-of-the-art gradient-type algorithms.

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Harry Oviedo

Harry Oviedo in 2013 obtained a degree in Mathematical Sciences from the Universidad Centro Occidental Lisandro Alvarado (Venezuela), in 2016 he obtained a Master of Science degree with a specialization in Computer Science and Industrial Mathematics at the Centro de Investigación en Ciencias Matemáticas CIMAT (Mexico) and the Doctorate in Sciences with guidance in Computer Science also at CIMAT (2020). He has experience in Applied Mathematics, continuous optimization, Riemannian optimization, and numerical analysis.ca.



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