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Suriya Gunasekar

Research Assistant Professor
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
I am a research assistant professor at TTI Chicago. I received my PhD in 2016 from The University of Texas at Austin, where I was advised by Prof. Joydeep Ghosh. Past affiliations include WNCG @ UT Austin and IDEA Lab @ UT Austin.



2018 M. S. Nacson, J. Lee, S. Gunasekar, N. Srebro, D. Soudry. Convergence of Gradient Descent on Separable Data. Arxiv Preprint, 2018.
2018 S. Gunasekar, J. Lee, D. Soudry, N. Srebro. Characterizing Implicit Bias in Terms of Optimization Geometry. Arxiv Preprint, 2018.
2017 S. Gunasekar, B. Woodworth, S. Bhojanapalli, B. Neyshabur, N. Srebro. Implicit Regularization in Matrix Factorization. Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2017.
2017 B. Woodworth, S. Gunasekar, M. Ohannessian, N. Srebro. Learning Non-Discriminatory Predictors. Conference on Learning Theory (COLT), 2017.
2016 S. Gunasekar, O. Koyejo, J. Ghosh. Preference Completion from Partial Rankings. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2016.
S. Gunasekar, J. Ho, J. Ghosh, S. Kreml, A. N. Kho, J. C. Denny, B. A. Malin, J. Sun. Phenotyping using Structured Collective Matrix Factorization of Multi-source EHR Data. Arxiv preprints.
2016 S. Gunasekar. Mining Structured Matrices in High Dimensions. UT Electronic Theses and Dissertations, August 2016.
S. Joshi, S. Gunasekar, D. Sontag, J. Ghosh. Identifiable Phenotyping using Constrained Non-Negative Matrix Factorization. Machine Learning and Healthcare Conference (MLHC), 2016.
J. Henderson, J. Ho, J. Ghosh, S. Gunasekar, J. Sun. Personalized Diversified Tensor Factorization for Phenotyping. NIPS 2015 Workshop on Machine Learning in Healthcare.
2015 S. Gunasekar, A. Banerjee, J. Ghosh. Unified View of Matrix Completion under General Structural Constraints. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2015.
2015 S. Gunasekar, M. Yamada, D. Yin, Y. Chang. Consistent Collective Matrix Completion under Joint Low Rank Structure. 18th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS), 2015.
2014 S. Gunasekar, J. Ghosh, A. C. Bovik. Face Detection on Distorted Images Augmented by Perceptual Quality-Aware Features. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 2014.
Shorter version appeared in IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging Conference, 2014. [Conference Version]
2014 S. Gunasekar, P. Ravikumar, J. Ghosh. Exponential family matrix completion under structural constraints. 31st International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2014.
Errata for the Conference Version
2013 S. Gunasekar, A. Acharya, N. Gaur, J. Ghosh. Noisy Matrix Completion Using Alternating Minimization. Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML/PKDD), 2013.
2012 S. Raghavan*, S. Gunasekar*, J. Ghosh. Review quality aware collaborative filtering. 6th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys), 2012.
2012 S. Gunasekar. A survey on using side information in recommendation systems. UT Electronic Theses and Dissertations, May 2012.