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Date 31 Mar 2010.
Paper Pradeep Ravikumar et al: High-dimensional covariance estimation by minimizing l_1-penalized log-determinant divergence
Presenter Matyas Sustik
Notes This paper contains a good introduction to covariance matrix estimation; the “large p small n case”; the connection to logdet divergence before delving into its main results.

II. Intro to the use of Support graphs in finding preconditioners

Date 24th Feb 2010. 11th Mar 2010
Presenter Pradeep Ravikumar

Reading Material

1. Preconditioners

2. Collection of papers on support-graph preconditioners

I. Preconditioner approximations for probabilistic graphical models

Date 10th Feb 2010.
Presenter vishvAs vAsuki

Reading Material

1. Paper. P. Ravikumar and J. Lafferty. In Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) 18, pages 1113-1120, 2006.

Papers proposed

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