Elnur Gasanov
I am a first year MS/PhD student in Computer Science under the supervision of professor Peter Richtárik. I am also affiliated with the Visual Computing Center at KAUST. Prior to this, I earned my bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics and Physics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. My research interests are mainly in Optimization for Machine Learning and Randomized Numerical Linear Algebra. Besides research, I enjoy going to the gym, swimming and windsurfing.
Interests
Education
  • Stochastic Algorithms
  • Convex Optimization
  • Machine Learning
  • MS/PhD Computer Science
    KAUST, Fall 2018-until now
  • BSc Applied Mathematics and Physics
    Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 2014-2018
Biography
Recent publications
The state-of-the-art methods for solving optimization problems in big dimensions are variants of randomized coordinate descent (RCD). In this paper we introduce a fundamentally new type of acceleration strategy for RCD based on the augmentation of the set of coordinate directions by a few spectral or conjugate directions...
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Dmitry Kovalev, Eduard Gorbunov, Elnur Gasanov, Peter Richtárik
The paper addresses the problem of a thumb movement prediction using electrocorticographic (ECoG) activity. The task is to predict thumb positions from the voltage time series of cortical activity. The scalograms are used as input features to this regression problem...
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Elnur Gasanov, Anastasia Motrenko
Contact
Feel free to write me.
elnur.gasanov@kaust.edu.sa
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