Talks

Unbalanced multisection in the stochastic block model.
Sampling Theory and Applications (SampTA 2017), July 2017.
Computational to statistical gaps: predictions using statistical physics.
Workshop on “Connecting communities via the block model”, American Institute for Mathematics, May 2017.
Special lecture series at Courant Institute, New York University, May 2017.
Optimality and Sub-Optimality of Principal Component Analysis for Spiked Random Matrices.
Probability seminar, Courant Institute, Nov 2016.
Message-passing algorithms for synchronization problems.
(poster) New England Machine Learning Day, May 2017.
Workshop on “Optimization and Statistical Learning”, École Physique des Houches, April 2017.
(poster) Workshop on “Statistical Physics, Learning, Inference, and Networks”, École Physique des Houches, February 2017.
MIT LIDS student conference, February 2017.
Optimization and Statistical Learning, Les Houches, April 2017.
IDEAS seminar, Princeton, May 2016.
Statistical lower bounds for synchronization problems.
Simple Person’s Applied Math Seminar, MIT, April 2016.
Models, algorithms, and lower bounds for community detection.
Theory Lunch, MIT EECS, February 2016.
Simple Person’s Applied Math Seminar, MIT, September 2015.
Symmetric monoidal (∞,1)-categories and the stable motivic (∞,1)-category.
Talbot Workshop, March 2014.
Juvitop seminar, MIT, February 2014.

Coauthors’ slides on joint work

How Robust are Thresholds for Community Detection?
By Alex Wein. STOC 2016.