# A unified framework for high-dimensional analysis of $M$-estimators with decomposable regularizers

@inproceedings{Negahban2009AUF, title={A unified framework for high-dimensional analysis of \$M\$-estimators with decomposable regularizers}, author={Sahand N. Negahban and Pradeep Ravikumar and Martin J. Wainwright and Bin Yu}, booktitle={NIPS}, year={2009} }

High-dimensional statistical inference deals with models in which the the number of parameters p is comparable to or larger than the sample size n. Since it is usually impossible to obtain consistent procedures unless p/n → 0, a line of recent work has studied models with various types of structure (e.g., sparse vectors; block-structured matrices; low-rank matrices; Markov assumptions). In such settings, a general approach to estimation is to solve a regularized convex program (known as a…

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