Publications

  • Conference Papers

    • Batched Multi-armed Bandits Problem
      Zijun Gao, Yanjun Han, Zhimei Ren, Zhengqing Zhou. Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) (Oral), Vancouver, Canada, Dec. 2019.

    • Fisher Information for Distributed Estimation under a Blackboard Communication Protocol
      Leighton Barnes, Yanjun Han, Ayfer Ozgur. Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Paris, France, 2019.

    • Entropy Rate Estimation for Markov Chains with Large State Space
      Yanjun Han, Jiantao Jiao, Chuan-Zheng Lee, Tsachy Weissman, Yihong Wu, Tiancheng Yu, Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) (Spotlight), Montreal, Canada, Dec. 2018.

    • The Nearest Neighbor Information Estimator is Adaptively Near Minimax Rate-Optimal
      Jiantao Jiao, Weihao Gao, Yanjun Han, Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) (Spotlight), Montreal, Canada, Dec. 2018.

    • Local Moment Matching: a Unified Methodology for Symmetric Functional Estimation and Distribution Estimation under Wasserstein Distance
      Yanjun Han, Jiantao Jiao, Tsachy Weissman, Conference on Learning Theory (COLT), Stockholm, Sweden, Jul. 2018.

    • Geometric Lower Bounds for Distributed Parameter Estimation under Communication Constraints
      Yanjun Han, Ayfer Ozgur, Tsachy Weissman, Conference on Learning Theory (COLT), Stockholm, Sweden, Jul. 2018.

    • Distributed Statistical Estimation of High-Dimensional and Nonparametric Distributions
      Yanjun Han, Ayfer Ozgur, Tsachy Weissman, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Colorado, USA, 2018.

    • Dependence Measures Bounding the Exploration Bias for General Measurements
      Jiantao Jiao, Yanjun Han, Tsachy Weissman, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Aachen, Germany, 2017.

    • Beyond maximum likelihood: Boosting the Chow-Liu algorithm for large alphabets
      Jiantao Jiao, Yanjun Han, Tsachy Weissman, Proceedings of the 2016 50th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Monterey, USA, 2016.

    • Minimax Rate-optimal Estimation of KL Divergence between Discrete Distributions
      Yanjun Han, Jiantao Jiao, Tsachy Weissman, Proceedings of the IEICE International Symposium on Information Theory and Its Applications (ISITA) (Student Paper Award), Monterey, USA, 2016

    • Minimax Estimation of $L_1$ Distance
      Jiantao Jiao, Yanjun Han, Tsachy Weissman, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT) (Best Student Paper Finalist), Barcelona, Spain, 2016

    • Adaptive Estimation of Shannon Entropy
      Yanjun Han, Jiantao Jiao, Tsachy Weissman, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Hong Kong, China, 2015

    • Does Dirichlet Prior Smoothing Solve the Shannon Entropy Estimation Problem?
      Yanjun Han, Jiantao Jiao, Tsachy Weissman, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Hong Kong, China, 2015

    • Minimax Estimation of Discrete Distributions
      Yanjun Han, Jiantao Jiao, Tsachy Weissman, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Hong Kong, China, 2015

    • Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Information Measures
      Jiantao Jiao, Kartik Venkat, Yanjun Han, Tsachy Weissman, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Hong Kong, China, 2015

    • Minimax Estimation of Information Measures
      Jiantao Jiao, Kartik Venkat, Yanjun Han, Tsachy Weissman, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Hong Kong, China, 2015

    • Fundamental Localization Accuracy in Narrowband Array-based Systems
      Yanjun Han, Huadong Meng, Yuan Shen, Yimin Liu, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, Italy, 2014