Chi Jin

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Email Address: 
chij@princeton.edu
Assistant: 
Office Location: 
B316 Engineering Quadrangle
Degrees: 
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, 2019
  • B.Sc., Physics, Peking University, 2012
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Publications List: 
  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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