[YPNG] YPNG 26 Feb 2016

Sekhar Tatikonda sekhar.tatikonda at yale.edu
Mon Feb 22 11:00:21 EST 2016

Hi Everyone,

In the YPNG this week Anderson will continue his presentation from last time.

See you Friday in the Stat's classroom at 11am.


On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 9:27 AM, Sekhar Tatikonda
<sekhar.tatikonda at yale.edu> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> In the YPNG seminar this week Anderson will speak on:
> Title: Polynomial-time and Rate-optimal Algorithm for Community
> Detection in Stochastic Block Model
> Description: We proposed a novel algorithm for community detection in
> Stochastic Block Model (SBM). Networks are often observed to have
> community (i.e., cluster) structure, where nodes from the same
> community are more closely connected. The community detection is a
> clustering problem on nodes, given the information on mutual
> connectivity. Our algorithm is polynomial-time and rate-optimal. It is
> a two-stage algorithm: use Spectral Clustering as initializer and then
> refine the estimation of label node by node. In this talk we will
> explain in detail how our algorithm works and we will also discuss the
> theoretical results in our paper.
> This is a joint work with C. Gao, Z. Ma and H. Zhou (Arxiv: 1505.03772).
> See you Friday in the Stat's classroom at 11am.
> Regards,
> sekhar

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