Research

Research areas: Optimization, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Applied Probability, Stochastic Models, Optimal Control.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Lam M. Nguyen, Phuong Ha Nguyen, Marten van Dijk, Peter Richtárik, Katya Scheinberg, and Martin Takáč. SGD and Hogwild! Convergence Without the Bounded Gradients Assumption. The 35th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2018), PMLR, volume 80, 2018. (25% acceptance rate) [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @Article{Nguyen2018_sgdhogwild,
      author =        {Lam M. Nguyen and Phuong Ha Nguyen and Marten van Dijk and Peter Richt{\'a}rik and Katya Scheinberg and Martin {Tak{\'a}{\v c}}},
      title =         {{SGD} and {H}ogwild! Convergence Without the Bounded Gradients Assumption},
      journal =       {ArXiv e-prints},
      year =          {2018},
      archiveprefix = {arXiv}
    }
  • Lam M. Nguyen, Jie Liu, Katya Scheinberg, and Martin Takáč. SARAH: A Novel Method for Machine Learning Problems Using Stochastic Recursive Gradient. The 34th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2017), PMLR, volume 70, 2613-2621, 2017. (25% acceptance rate) [PDF] [VIDEO] [Bibtex]
    @InProceedings{Nguyen2017_sarah,
      title = 	 {{SARAH}: A Novel Method for Machine Learning Problems Using Stochastic Recursive Gradient},
      author = 	 {Lam M. Nguyen and Jie Liu and Katya Scheinberg and Martin Tak{\'a}{\v{c}}},
      booktitle = 	 {Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Machine Learning},
      pages = 	 {2613--2621},
      year = 	 {2017},
      volume = 	 {70},
      series = 	 {Proceedings of Machine Learning Research},
    }
  • Lam M. Nguyen, and Alexander L. Stolyar. A Queueing System with On-demand Servers: Local Stability of Fluid Limits. Queueing Systems, 1-26, Springer, 2017. DOI 10.1007/s11134-017-9564-8 [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @Article{Nguyen2017,
    author="Nguyen, Lam M. and Stolyar, Alexander L.",
    title="A queueing system with on-demand servers: local stability of fluid limits",
    journal="Queueing Systems",
    year="2017",
    month="Nov",
    day="22",
    issn="1572-9443",
    doi="10.1007/s11134-017-9564-8",
    url="https://doi.org/10.1007/s11134-017-9564-8"
    }
  • Lam M. Nguyen, and Alexander L. Stolyar. A Service System with Randomly Behaving On-demand Agents. The 42nd International Conference on Measurement and Modeling of Computer Systems (SIGMETRICS 2016), ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, volume 44, issue 1, 365-366, 2016. DOI 10.1145/2964791.2901484 (25% acceptance rate) [PDF] [Bibtex]
    @article{Nguyen2016,
     author = {Nguyen, Lam M. and Stolyar, Alexander L.},
     title = {A Service System with Randomly Behaving On-demand Agents},
     journal = {SIGMETRICS Perform. Eval. Rev.},
     issue_date = {June 2016},
     volume = {44},
     number = {1},
     month = jun,
     year = {2016},
     issn = {0163-5999},
     pages = {365--366},
     numpages = {2},
     url = {http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2964791.2901484},
     doi = {10.1145/2964791.2901484},
     acmid = {2901484},
     publisher = {ACM},
     address = {New York, NY, USA},
    } 
  • Prasad Vemala, Lam Nguyen, Dung Nguyen, and Alekhya Kommasani. CEO Compensation: Does Financial Crisis Matter? International Business Research, volume 7, issue 4, 125-131, 2014. DOI 10.5539/ibr.v7n4p125 [PDF]

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