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Eshaan Nichani


Publications & Preprints

Self-Stabilization: The Implicit Bias of Gradient Descent at the Edge of Stability
Alex Damian*, Eshaan Nichani*, Jason D. Lee.
ArXiv preprint, 2022.

Metastable Mixing of Markov Chains: Efficiently Sampling Low Temperature Exponential Random Graphs
Guy Bresler*, Dheeraj Nagaraj*, Eshaan Nichani*.
ArXiv preprint, 2022.

Identifying good directions to escape the NTK regime and efficiently learn low-degree plus sparse polynomials
Eshaan Nichani, Yu Bai, Jason D. Lee.
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), 2022.

Causal Structure Discovery between Clusters of Nodes Induced by Latent Factors
Chandler Squires, Annie Yun, Eshaan Nichani, Raj Agrawal, Caroline Uhler.
First Conference on Causal Learning and Reasoning (CLeaR), 2022.

An Empirical and Theoretical Analysis of the Role of Depth in Convolutional Neural Networks
Thesis for Master of Engineering in EECS, MIT (2021)

Increasing Depth Leads to U-Shaped Test Risk in Over-parameterized Convolutional Networks
Eshaan Nichani*, Adityanarayanan Radhakrishnan*, Caroline Uhler.
ICML 2021 Workshop on Overparameterization: Pitfalls & Opportunities.

On Alignment in Deep Linear Neural Networks
Adityanarayanan Radhakrishnan*, Eshaan Nichani*, Daniel Irving Bernstein, Caroline Uhler.
ICML 2021 Workshop on Overparameterization: Pitfalls & Opportunities.

Adaptive diagonal curvature: a quasi-newton method for stochastic optimization
David Saxton, Eshaan Nichani.
ICML 2020 Workshop on Beyond First Order Methods in ML Systems.

Assessment of circulant copy number variant detection for cancer screening
Bhuvan Molparia, Eshaan Nichani, Ali Torkamani.
PLoS ONE, 2017.

(* denotes equal contribution or alphabetical authorship)