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Becker, Stephen R Assistant Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Dr. Becker's group is centered around optimization, both creating algorithms to solve optimization problems and applying optimization to real-world problems. Most applications revolve around signal processing and statistical estimation, especially compressed sensing, matrix completion and various machine learning techniques.

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  • continuous optimization, signal processing, compressed sensing, inverse problems, machine learning, high-dimensional statistical estimation, convex analysis, numerical analysis

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Teaching

courses taught

  • APPM 4720 Open Topics in Applied Mathematics (Spring 2019)
  • APPM 5720 Open Topics in Applied Mathematics (Spring 2019)
  • APPM 6900 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • APPM 6950 Master's Thesis (Spring 2019)
  • APPM 8500 Statistics, Optimization and Machine Learning Seminar (Spring 2019)
  • APPM 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • ECEN 8990 Doctoral Thesis (Spring 2019)
  • APPM 2360 Introduction to Differential Equations with Linear Algebra (Fall 2018)
  • APPM 4720 Open Topics in Applied Mathematics (Fall 2018)
  • APPM 5720 Open Topics in Applied Mathematics (Fall 2018)
  • APPM 6900 Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • APPM 6950 Master's Thesis (Fall 2018)
  • APPM 8500 Statistics, Optimization and Machine Learning Seminar (Fall 2018)
  • APPM 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2018)
  • CSCI 7000 Current Topics in Computer Science (Fall 2018)
  • ECEN 8990 Doctoral Thesis (Fall 2018)
  • APPM 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Summer 2018)
  • APPM 5450 Applied Analysis 2 (Spring 2018)
  • APPM 6900 Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • APPM 6950 Master's Thesis (Spring 2018)
  • APPM 8500 Statistics, Optimization and Machine Learning Seminar (Spring 2018)
  • APPM 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)
  • CSCI 7000 Current Topics in Computer Science (Spring 2018)
  • ECEN 8990 Doctoral Thesis (Spring 2018)

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