Unraveling Projection Heads in Contrastive Learning: Insights from Expansion and Shrinkage Y. Gui, C. Ma, Y. Zhong
Conformalized Matrix Completion Y. Gui, R. F. Barber, C. Ma to appear in Neurips, 2023 [Code]
The Power of Preconditioning in Overparameterized Low-Rank Matrix Sensing X. Xu, Y. Shen, Y. Chi, C. Ma ICML, 2023
Jump-Start Reinforcement Learning I. Uchendu, T. Xiao, Y. Lu, B. Zhu, M. Yan, J. Simon, M. Bennice, C. Fu, C. Ma, J. Jiao, S Levine, K Hausman ICML, 2023
Convergence of Optimistic-Follow-the-Regularized-Leader in Two-Player Zero-Sum Markov Games Y. Yang, C. Ma ICLR, 2023
Optimal Tuning-Free Convex Relaxation for Noisy Matrix Completion Y. Yang, C. Ma IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2023
Pessimism for Offline Linear Contextual Bandits using Lp Confidence Sets G. Li, C. Ma, N. Srebro (alphabetical order) Neurips, 2022 [Poster]
Optimally Tackling Covariate Shift in RKHS-based Nonparametric Regression C. Ma, R. Pathak, M. J. Wainwright Annals of Statistics, 2023 [Slides]
A New Similarity Measure for Covariate Shift with Applications to Nonparametric Regression R. Pathak, C. Ma, M. J. Wainwright ICML, 2022 (long presentation)
Minimax Off-Policy Evaluation for Multi-Armed Bandits C. Ma, B. Zhu, J. Jiao, M. J. Wainwright IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2022 [Slides]
Bridging Offline Reinforcement Learning and Imitation Learning: A Tale of Pessimism P. Rashidinejad, B. Zhu, C. Ma, J. Jiao, S. Russell IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2022 accepted in part to Neurips 2021 [Slides]
Scaling and Scalability: Provable Nonconvex Low-Rank Tensor Estimation from Incomplete Measurements T. Tong, C. Ma, A. Prater-Bennette, E. Tripp, Y. Chi Journal of Machine Learning Research, 2022 accepted in part to AISTATS, 2022
Spectral Methods for Data Science: A Statistical Perspective Y. Chen, Y. Chi, J. Fan, C. Ma (alphabetical order) Foundations and Trends® in Machine Learning, 2021
Bridging Convex and Nonconvex Optimization in Robust PCA: Noise, Outliers, and Missing Data Y. Chen, J. Fan, C. Ma, Y. Yan (alphabetical order) Annals of Statistics, 2021
Learning Mixtures of Low-Rank Models Y. Chen, C. Ma, H. V. Poor, Y. Chen IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2021
Low-Rank Matrix Recovery with Scaled Subgradient Methods: Fast and Robust Convergence Without the Condition Number T. Tong, C. Ma, Y. Chi IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 2021
Accelerating Ill-Conditioned Low-Rank Matrix Estimation via Scaled Gradient Descent T. Tong, C. Ma, Y. Chi Journal of Machine Learning Research, 2021
Inference and Uncertainty Quantification for Noisy Matrix Completion Y. Chen, J. Fan, C. Ma, Y. Yan (alphabetical order) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2019 [Slides] [PNAS version]
A Selective Overview of Deep Learning J. Fan, C. Ma, Y. Zhong (alphabetical order) Statistical Science, 2020
Noisy Matrix Completion: Understanding Statistical Guarantees for Convex Relaxation via Nonconvex Optimization Y. Chen, Y. Chi, J. Fan, C. Ma, Y. Yan (alphabetical order) SIAM Journal on Optimization, 2020 [Slides]
Beyond Procrustes: Balancing-Free Gradient Descent for Asymmetric Low-Rank Matrix Sensing C. Ma, Y. Li, Y. Chi IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 2021 accepted in part to Asilomar 2019
Gradient Descent with Random Initialization: Fast Global Convergence for Nonconvex Phase Retrieval Y. Chen, Y. Chi, J. Fan, C. Ma (alphabetical order) Mathematical Programming, 2019 [Slides] [MP version]
Nonconvex Matrix Factorization from Rank-One Measurements Y. Li, C. Ma, Y. Chen, Y. Chi IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2020 accepted in part to AISTATS, 2019
Implicit Regularization in Nonconvex Statistical Estimation: Gradient Descent Converges Linearly for Phase Retrieval, Matrix Completion, and Blind Deconvolution C. Ma, K. Wang, Y. Chi, Y. Chen Foundations of Computational Mathematics, 2020 accepted in part to ICML 2018 [Slides] [ICML version] [FoCM version]
Spectral Method and Regularized MLE Are Both Optimal for Top- Ranking Y. Chen, J. Fan, C. Ma, K. Wang (alphabetical order) Annals of Statistics, 2019 [Slides] [AoS version]
Inter-Subject Analysis: A Partial Gaussian Graphical Model Approach C. Ma, J. Lu, H. Liu Journal of the American Statistical Association, 2020 [Slides]
Fast and Flexible Top- Similarity Search on Large Networks J. Zhang, J. Tang, C. Ma, H. Tong, Y. Jing, J. Li, W. Luyten, M. Moens ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 2017 accepted in part to KDD, 2015 [KDD version] [TOIS version]