Ali Kavis

Research Interests:

  • Machine Learning
  • Convex Optimization

 

 

Biographie

I received my Bachelor’s Degree from Computer Engineering Department of Bilkent University, Turkey, in 2017. On September 2017, I started as a doctoral assistant at EPFL. As of March 2018, I have been a part of LIONS.

Publications with LIONS

High Probability Bounds for a Class of Nonconvex Algorithms with AdaGrad Stepsize

A. Kavis; K. Levy; V. Cevher 

2022. 10th International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), Virtual, April 25-29, 2022.

Sifting through the Noise: Universal First-Order Methods for Stochastic Variational Inequalities

K. Antonakopoulos; T. M. Pethick; A. Kavis; P. Mertikopoulos; V. Cevher 

2021. NeurIPS 2021 : Thirty-fifth Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, Sydney, Australia [Virtual only], December 6-14, 2021.

STORM+: Fully Adaptive SGD with Momentum for Nonconvex Optimization

K. Levy; A. Kavis; V. Cevher 

2021. 35th Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2021), Sydney, Australia, December 6-14, 2021.

On the Almost Sure Convergence of Stochastic Gradient Descent in Non-Convex Problems

P. Mertikopoulos; N. Hallak; A. Kavis; V. Cevher 

2020. 34th Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2020), Virtual, December 6-12, 2020.

Double-Loop Unadjusted Langevin Algorithm

P. Rolland; A. Eftekhari; A. Kavis; V. Cevher 

2020. 37th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICLM 2020), Virtual, July 12-18, 2020.

UniXGrad: A Universal, Adaptive Algorithm with Optimal Guarantees for Constrained Optimization

A. Kavis; K. Y. Levy; F. Bach; V. Cevher 

2019. 33rd Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), Vancouver, Canada, December 8-14, 2019.

Efficient learning of smooth probability functions from Bernoulli tests with guarantees.

P. T. Y. Rolland; A. Kavis; A. Immer; A. Singla; V. Cevher 

2019. 36th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2019), Long Beach, USA, June 9-15, 2019.

Mirrored Langevin Dynamics

Y-P. Hsieh; A. Kavis; P. Rolland; V. Cevher 

2018-01-01. 32nd Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), Montreal, CANADA, Dec 02-08, 2018.

Mirrored Langevin Dynamics

Y-P. Hsieh; A. Kavis; P. T. Y. Rolland; V. Cevher 

2018. Thirty-second Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), Montréal, p. 2878-2887.