Chi Jin

Position
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office Phone
Assistant
Office
C332 Engineering Quadrangle
Degrees
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, 2019
  • B.Sc., Physics, Peking University, 2012
Advisee(s):
Bio/Description
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Selected Publications
  1. What is Local Optimality in Nonconvex-Nonconcave Minimax Optimization? [arXiv]
    Chi Jin, Praneeth Netrapalli, Michael I. Jordan
    ArXiv Preprint

  2. Is Q-learning Provably Efficient? [arXiv]
    Chi Jin*, Zeyuan Allen-Zhu*, Sebastien Bubeck, Michael I. Jordan
    Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) 2018. Best Paper in ICML 2018 workshop "Exploration in RL"

  3. Accelerated Gradient Descent Escapes Saddle Points Faster than Gradient Descent [arXiv]
    Chi Jin, Praneeth Netrapalli, Michael I. Jordan
    Conference of Learning Theory (COLT) 2018

  4. How to Escape Saddle Points Efficiently [arXiv] [blog]
    Chi Jin, Rong Ge, Praneeth Netrapalli, Sham M. Kakade, Michael I. Jordan
    International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) 2017.

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Research Areas
Data & Information Science