Nicolas Le Roux

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Nicolas Le Roux
Adjunct Professor, McGill University, Google
Nicolas Le Roux

I am an academic researcher with expertise in machine learning, computer vision, neural networks, deep learning, optimization, large-scale learning and statistical modeling in general.

Publications

2020-08

Beyond variance reduction: Understanding the true impact of baselines on policy optimization
Wesley Chung, Valentin Thomas, Marlos C. Machado and Nicolas Le Roux
arXiv preprint arXiv:2008.13773
(2020-08-31)
arxiv.orgPDF

2020-06

An operator view of policy gradient methods.
Dibya Ghosh, Marlos C. Machado and Nicolas Le Roux
arXiv: Learning
(2020-06-19)
dblp.uni-trier.dePDF
To Each Optimizer a Norm, To Each Norm its Generalization.
Sharan Vaswani, Reza Babanezhad, Jose Gallego, Aaron Mishkin, Simon Lacoste-Julien and Nicolas Le Roux
arXiv preprint arXiv:2006.06821
(2020-06-11)
ui.adsabs.harvard.eduPDF

2020-02

The Geometry of Sign Gradient Descent
Lukas Balles, Fabian Pedregosa and Nicolas Le Roux
arXiv preprint arXiv:2002.08056
(2020-02-19)
dblp.uni-trier.dePDF

2020-01

An operator view of policy gradient methods
Dibya Ghosh, Marlos C. Machado and Nicolas Le Roux
NEURIPS 2020
(2020-01-01)
papers.nips.cc
On the interplay between noise and curvature and its effect on optimization and generalization.
Valentin Thomas, Fabian Pedregosa, Bart van Merriƫnboer, Pierre-Antoine Manzagol, Yoshua Bengio and Nicolas Le Roux
AISTATS 2020
(2020-01-01)
proceedings.mlr.press

2019-12

A Geometric Perspective on Optimal Representations for Reinforcement Learning
Marc Bellemare, Will Dabney, Robert Dadashi-Tazehozi, Adrien Ali Taiga, Pablo Samuel Castro, Nicolas Le Roux, Dale Schuurmans, Tor Lattimore and Clare Lyle
NEURIPS 2019
(2019-12-08)
papers.nips.ccPDF
Reducing the variance in online optimization by transporting past gradients
SĆ©bastien Arnold, Pierre-Antoine Manzagol, Reza Harikandeh, Ioannis Mitliagkas and Nicolas Le Roux
NEURIPS 2019
(2019-12-08)
papers.nips.ccPDF

2019-06

On the interplay between noise and curvature and its effect on optimization and generalization
Valentin Thomas, Fabian Pedregosa, Bart van Merriƫnboer, Pierre-Antoine Mangazol, Yoshua Bengio and Nicolas Le Roux
arXiv preprint arXiv:1906.07774
(2019-06-18)
arxiv.org
Information matrices and generalization
Valentin Thomas, Fabian Pedregosa, Bart van Merriƫnboer, Pierre-Antoine Manzagol, Yoshua Bengio and Nicolas Le Roux
(venue unknown)
(2019-06-18)
research.googlePDF
Understanding the Impact of Entropy on Policy Optimization
Zafarali Ahmed, Nicolas Le Roux, Mohammad Norouzi and Dale Schuurmans
The Value Function Polytope in Reinforcement Learning
Robert Dadashi, Marc Bellemare, Adrien Ali Taiga, Nicolas Le Roux and Dale Schuurmans
ICML 2019
(2019-06-09)
proceedings.mlr.pressPDF
Reducing the variance in online optimization by transporting past gradients
SĆ©bastien M. R. Arnold, Pierre-Antoine Manzagol, Reza Babanezhad, Ioannis Mitliagkas and Nicolas Le Roux
arXiv preprint arXiv:1906.03532
(2019-06-08)
arxiv.orgPDF

2019-04

Distributional reinforcement learning with linear function approximation
Marc G. Bellemare, Nicolas Le Roux, Pablo Samuel Castro and Subhodeep Moitra

2019-03

Improving NILM by Combining Sensor Data and Linear Programming
Nicolas Roux, Baptiste Vrigneau and Olivier Sentieys
SAS 2019
(2019-03-01)
dblp.uni-trier.de

2019-02

Anytime Tail Averaging.
arXiv preprint arXiv:1902.05083
(2019-02-13)
dblp.uni-trier.dePDF
Negative eigenvalues of the Hessian in deep neural networks.
Guillaume Alain, Nicolas Le Roux and Pierre-Antoine Manzagol
arXiv preprint arXiv:1902.02366
(2019-02-06)
export.arxiv.orgPDF

2019-01

The Value Function Polytope in Reinforcement Learning
Robert Dadashi, Adrien Ali TaĆÆga, Nicolas Le Roux, Dale Schuurmans and Marc G. Bellemare
arXiv preprint arXiv:1901.11524
(2019-01-31)
arxiv.orgPDF
A Geometric Perspective on Optimal Representations for Reinforcement Learning
Marc G. Bellemare, Will Dabney, Robert Dadashi, Adrien Ali Taiga, Pablo Samuel Castro, Nicolas Le Roux, Dale Schuurmans, Tor Lattimore and Clare Lyle
arXiv preprint arXiv:1901.11530
(2019-01-31)
export.arxiv.orgPDF

2018-11

Understanding the impact of entropy in policy learning
Zafarali Ahmed, Nicolas Le Roux, Mohammad Norouzi and Dale Schuurmans
(venue unknown)
(2018-11-27)
arxiv.org

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