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Negar Soheili

Associate Professor

Department of Information and Decision Sciences

Contact

Building & Room:

2416 UH

Office Phone:

(312) 355-3041

Email:

nazad@uic.edu

About

Classes Taught

  • Statistics for Management (IDS 570), Liautaud Graduate School of Business, University of Illinois at Chicago (Fall 2014, Spring 2015)
  • Business Data Mining (IDS 472), Liautaud Graduate School of Business, University of Illinois at Chicago (Spring 2015)
  • Probability and Statistics for Business Application (36(70)-207), Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University (Summer 2013)

Research Interests

  • Design and analysis of algorithms
  • Algorithms for convex optimization
  • Optimization in machine learning
  • Complexity and computation

Selected Publications

  • A deterministic rescaled perceptron algorithm (with J. Pena). To Appear to Mathematical Programming.
  • J. Pena, N. Soheili, and V. Roshchina, “Some preconditioners for systems of linear inequalities”, Optimization Letters 8 (2014) pp. 2145–2152.
  • N. Soheili and J. Pena, “A condition-based algorithm for solving polyhedral feasibility problems”, Journal of Complexity 30 (2014) pp. 673–682.
  • N. Soheili and J. Pena, “A primal-dual smooth perceptron-von Neumann algorithm”, Discrete Geometry and Optimization. Springer, Fields Institute Communications (2013). Volume 69, 303-320.
  • N. Soheili and J. Pena, “A smooth perceptron algorithm”, SIAM Journal on Optimization 22 (2012) pp. 728–737.

Education

PhD in Operations Research at the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University