Publications
A Stratified Approach to Robustness for Randomly Smoothed Classifiers,
         Guang-He Lee, Yang Yuan, Shiyu Chang, Tommi S. Jaakkola
         NeurIPS 2019. [paper]

Learning-Based Low-Rank Approximations,
         Piotr Indyk, Ali Vakilian, Yang Yuan, [α-β ordering]
         NeurIPS 2019.

Asymmetric Valleys: Beyond Sharp and Flat Local Minima,
         Haowei He, Gao Huang, Yang Yuan,
         NeurIPS 2019 (spotlight). [arxiv]

Expanding Holographic Embeddings for Knowledge Completion,
         Yexiang Xue, Yang Yuan, Zhitian Xu, Ashish Sabharwal,
         NIPS 2018. [paper]

An Alternative View: When Does SGD Escape Local Minima?
         Robert Kleinberg, Yuanzhi Li, Yang Yuan, [α-β ordering]
         ICML 2018. [arxiv]

Hyperparameter Optimization: A Spectral Approach,
         Elad Hazan, Adam Klivans, Yang Yuan, [α-β ordering]
         ICLR 2018. Previously appeared in NIPS DLTP Workshop 2017 (oral) [arxiv] [github]

YATES: Rapid Prototyping for Traffic Engineering Systems,
         Praveen Kumar, Chris Yu, Yang Yuan, Nate Foster, Robert Kleinberg, Robert Soulé,
         SOSR 2018.

Semi-Oblivious Traffic Engineering: The Road Not Taken,
         Praveen Kumar, Yang Yuan, Chris Yu, Nate Foster, Robert Kleinberg, Petr Lapukhov, Chiun Lin Lim, Robert Soulé,
         NSDI 2018. [arxiv]

Convergence Analysis of Two-layer Neural Networks with ReLU Activation,
         Yuanzhi Li, Yang Yuan, [α-β ordering]
         NIPS 2017. [arxiv]

Exploiting the Structure: Stochastic Gradient Methods Using Raw Clusters,
         Zeyuan Allen-Zhu*, Yang Yuan*, Karthik Sridharan, [* denotes equal contribution]
         NIPS 2016. [arxiv]

Even Faster Accelerated Coordinate Descent Using Non-Uniform Sampling,
         Zeyuan Allen-Zhu, Zheng Qu, Peter Richtárik, Yang Yuan, [α-β ordering]
         ICML 2016. [arxiv]

Improved SVRG for Non-Strongly-Convex or Sum-of-Non-Convex Objectives,
         Zeyuan Allen-Zhu, Yang Yuan, [α-β ordering]
         ICML 2016. [arxiv] [Code for SVRG++ and other VR algorithms in Scala]

Optimization Algorithms for Computational Geometry,
         Zeyuan Allen-Zhu, Zhenyu Liao, Yang Yuan, [α-β ordering]
         ICALP 2016. [arxiv]

Simultaneous Nearest Neighbor Search,
         Piotr Indyk, Robert Kleinberg, Sepideh Mahabadi, Yang Yuan, [α-β ordering]
         SoCG 2016.

Combinatorial Multi-Armed Bandit and Its Extension to Probabilistically Triggered Arms,
         Wei Chen, Yajun Wang, Yang Yuan, Qinshi Wang
         JMLR 2016. [arxiv]

         Conference version:
         Combinatorial Multi-Armed Bandit: General Framework, Results and Applications,
         Wei Chen, Yajun Wang, Yang Yuan [α-β ordering]
         ICML 2013. [pdf]

Escaping From Saddle Points – Online Stochastic Gradient for Tensor Decomposition,
         Rong Ge, Furong Huang, Chi Jin, Yang Yuan, [α-β ordering]
         COLT 2015. [arxiv]

Optimal Auctions vs. Anonymous Pricing,
         Saeed Alaei, Jason Hartline, Rad Niazadeh, Emmanouil Pountourakis, Yang Yuan, [α-β ordering]
         FOCS 2015. [arxiv]

Simple and Near-Optimal Mechanisms for Market Intermediation,
         Rad Niazadeh, Yang Yuan, Robert Kleinberg,
         WINE 2014. [arxiv]

On the Ratio of Revenue to Welfare in Single-Parameter Mechanism Design,
         Robert Kleinberg, Yang Yuan, [α-β ordering]
         EC 2013. [arxiv]

Boreas: An Accurate and Scalable Token-based Approach to Code Clone Detection,
         Yang Yuan, Yao Guo,
         ASE 2012. [pdf]

A Fast Parallel Branch and Bound Algorithm for Treewidth,
         Yang Yuan,
         ICTAI 2011. [pdf] [special thanks]

Manuscripts
An empirical study on evaluation metrics of generative adversarial networks,
         Qiantong Xu, Gao Huang, Yang Yuan, Chuan Guo, Yu Sun, Felix Wu, Kilian Weinberger,
         Manuscript 2018. [arxiv]