Mila Optimization Crash CourseGoalThe goal of this crash course is to present standard proof techniques for simple optimization algorithms.
For each lecture, proofs will be done onboard and at least 30 minutes will be dedicated to redo the proofs by yourself. Lecture notes will be released on the fly. When & WhereWednesday 15h17h, room H04 (Mila 6650 building). OrganizersLucas Maes, Danilo Vucetic, Damien Scieur and Quentin Bertrand Attempted ScheduleThe first sessions, from basic concepts to stochastic gradient descent, will be lecturebased, and the last ones will be seminarbased sessions.
