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The alternating direction method of multipliers (ADMM) is now widely used in many fields, and its convergence was proved when two blocks of variables are alternatively updated. It is strongly desirable and practically valuable to extend ADMM directly to the case of a multi-block convex minimization problem where its objective function is the sum of more… (More)

The size of infrared camera systems can be reduced by collecting low-resolution images in parallel with multiple narrow-aperture lenses rather than collecting a single high-resolution image with one wide-aperture lens. We describe an infrared imaging system that uses a three-by-three lenslet array with an optical system length of 2.3 mm and achieves… (More)

In this paper, a new framework for confocal microscopy based on the novel theory of compressive sensing is proposed. Unlike wide field microscopy or conventional parallel beam confocal imaging systems that use charge-coupled devices (CCD) as acquisition devices in addition to complex mechanical scanning system, the proposed compressive con-focal microscopy… (More)

- Caihua Chen, Bingsheng He, Defeng Sun, Kim-Chuan Toh
- 2012

- Caihua Chen, Ma Shiqian, Junfeng Yang
- 2014

In this paper, we first propose a general inertial proximal point method for the mixed variational inequality (VI) problem. Based on our knowledge, without stronger assumptions, convergence rate result is not known in the literature for inertial type proximal point methods. Under certain conditions, we are able to establish the global convergence and a… (More)

The alternating direction method of multipliers (ADMM) is a popular and efficient first-order method that has recently found numerous applications, and the proximal ADMM is an important variant of it. The main contributions of this paper are the proposition and the analysis of a class of inertial proximal ADMMs, which unify the basic ideas of the inertial… (More)

- M Shankar, R Willett, N P Pitsianis, R Te Kolste, C Chen, R Gibbons +1 other
- 2006

Infrared camera systems may be made dramatically smaller by simultaneously collecting several low-resolution images with multiple narrow aperture lenses rather than collecting a single high-resolution image with one wide aperture lens. Conventional imaging systems consist of one or more optical elements that image a scene on the focal plane. The resolution… (More)

We consider a class of matrix spectral norm approximation problems for finding an affine combination of given matrices having the minimal spectral norm subject to some prescribed linear equality and inequality constraints. These problems arise often in numerical algebra, engineering and other areas, such as finding Chebyshev polynomials of matrices and… (More)

- Caihua Chen, Min Li, Xin Liu, Yinyu Ye
- 2015

The paper answers several open questions of the alternating direction method of multi-pliers (ADMM) and the block coordinate descent (BCD) method that are now wildly used to solve large scale convex optimization problems in many fields. For ADMM, it is still lack of theoretical understanding of the algorithm when the objective function is not separable… (More)

In this paper, we first propose a general inertial proximal point algorithm (PPA) for the mixed variational inequality (VI) problem. Based on our knowledge, without stronger assumptions, convergence rate result is not known in the literature for inertial type PPAs. Under certain conditions, we are able to establish the global convergence and nonasymptotic… (More)