Sivaraman Balakrishnan

Thesis Proposal

Finding and leveraging structure in learning problems
Sivaraman Balakrishnan
Committee: Jaime Carbonell, John Lafferty, Aarti Singh, Martin Wainwright and Larry Wasserman

Publications

Optimal kernel choice for large-scale two-sample tests
A. Gretton, B. Sriperumbudur, D. Sejdinovic, H. Strathmann, S. Balakrishnan, M. Pontil, K. Fukumizu.
NIPS 2012. Neural Information Processing Systems 2012.

Completion of high-rank ultrametric matrices using selective entries
A. Singh, A. Krishnamurthy, S. Balakrishnan, M. Xu.
SPCOM 2012. IEEE International conference on Speech and Communications 2012.

Sparse additive functional and kernel CCA
S. Balakrishnan, K. Puniyani, J. Lafferty.
ICML 2012. International Conference on Machine Learning 2012. Accepted as a full oral presentation.

Efficient Active Algorithms for Hierarchical Clustering
A. Krishnamurthy, S. Balakrishnan, M. Xu, A. Singh.
ICML 2012. International Conference on Machine Learning 2012. Accepted as a spotlight.

Minimax rates for homology inference
S. Balakrishnan, A. Rinaldo, D. Sheehy, A. Singh, and L. Wasserman.
AISTATS 2012. Artifical Intelligence and Statistics. Accepted as a full oral presentation.

Statistical and computational tradeoffs in biclustering (talk slides)
S. Balakrishnan, M. Kolar, A. Rinaldo, A. Singh, and L. Wasserman.
NIPS 2011. Workshop on Computational Trade-offs in Statistical Learning.

Noise Thresholds for Spectral Clustering .
S. Balakrishnan, M. Xu, A. Krishnamurthy, and A. Singh.
NIPS 2011. Neural Information Processing Systems. Accepted as a spotlight presentation.

Minimax Localization of Structural Information in Large Noisy Matrices
S. Balakrishnan, M. Kolar, A. Rinaldo, and A. Singh.
NIPS 2011. Neural Information Processing Systems. Accepted as a spotlight presentation.

Learning Generative Models for Protein Fold Families
S. Balakrishnan, H. Kamisetty, J.G. Carbonell, S.I. Lee and C.J. Langmead.
Proteins. Vol 79, Issue 4, pp 1061-1078.

      Preliminary versions:

Alternative Paths in HIV-1 Targeted Human Signal Transduction Pathways
S.Balakrishnan, O. Tastan, J.G. Carbonell, and J. Klein-Seetharaman.
BMC Genomics, 2010. Volume 10, Supplement 3.

      Preliminary version:

  • Alternative Paths in HIV-1 Targeted Human Signal Transduction Pathways.
    S.Balakrishnan, O. Tastan, J.G. Carbonell, and J. Klein-Seetharaman.
    InCoB 2009 Eighth International Conference on Bioinformatics 2009.

Email: sbalakri at cs dot cmu dot edu