Generalized Self-Concordant Functions: A Recipe for Newton-Type Methods

14 Mar 2017Tianxiao SunQuoc Tran-Dinh

We study the smooth structure of convex functions by generalizing a powerful concept so-called self-concordance introduced by Nesterov and Nemirovskii in the early 1990s to a broader class of convex functions, which we call generalized self-concordant functions. This notion allows us to develop a unified framework for designing Newton-type methods to solve convex optimiza- tion problems... (read more)

PDF Abstract

Code


No code implementations yet. Submit your code now

Tasks


Results from the Paper


  Submit results from this paper to get state-of-the-art GitHub badges and help the community compare results to other papers.

Methods used in the Paper


METHOD TYPE
🤖 No Methods Found Help the community by adding them if they're not listed; e.g. Deep Residual Learning for Image Recognition uses ResNet