Zheng QU



Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics,
The University of Hong Kong
Room 419, Run Run Shaw Building
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Phone: (852) 2859 2578
Email: zhengqu[at]hku[dot]hk
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  • Research interests:

  • Big data optimization: randomized coordinate descent (serial, parallel, distributed, accelerated and primal-dual variants), stochastic gradient descent, complexity analysis, convex analysis, algorithm design, high performance computing, random set theory, applications in machine learning.
  • Optimization, operations research and optimal control: approximate dynamic programming, facility location, semidefinite programming, Hamilton-Jacobi equations, numerical methods, attenuation of the curse of dimensionality.
  • Nonlinear analysis: ergodicity coefficients, characterization of contraction rates, non-commutative consensus, monotone or non-expansive operators, nonlinear Perron-Frobenius theory, variational analysis, Finsler metric.

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