[A&C Seminar] Robust sparse recovery and applications: order-optimal measurements and complexity
Speaker: Sidharth (Sid) Jaggi, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Date: Friday, March 8 2013
Time: 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Host: Piotr Indyk
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Sparse recovery problems are usually in the setting in which a vector x with ambient dimension n has only k "significant" entries. This vector x is "compressively measured" (with possibly "noisy" measurements) as y, where y has just m<
We consider three sparse recovery problems:
* Compressive Sensing: A linear problem in which y is a (possibly noisy) linear transform of x, a vector in R^n.
* Group Testing: A non-linear problem in which y is a binary vector comprising of (possibly noisy) disjunctive measurements of a binary x vector.
* Network tomography: A linear problem in which x, a vector in R^n, denotes network parameters (such as edge/node delays) to be estimated via constrained, end-to-end measurements (such as path delays).
In each of these cases we present sparse recovery algorithms that have good reconstruction performance, and have information-theoretically order-optimal decoding complexity and number of measurements (O(k) measurements and decoding complexity for compressive sensing and network tomography, and O(k log(n)) measurements and decoding complexity for group testing.)
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