Frank Nussbaum

Tel: +49-3641 9 46328
Fax: +49-3641 9 46322
Address:  Mälzerstraße 3, 07745 Jena


Research Interests

  • (non-)convex optimization
  • sparse and low-rank methods (e.g., regularization)
  • causality, probabilistic models


  • estimators for CG (conditional Gaussian) distributions (especially sparse + low-rank pairwise models): cgmodsel

Key Publications

  • J. Giesen, F. Nussbaum, and C. Schneider. Efficient Regularization Parameter Selection for Latent Variable Graphical Models via Bi-Level Optimization. Proceedings of the 28th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), (2019)
  • F. Nussbaum and J. Giesen. Ising Models with Latent Conditional Gaussian Variables. Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Algorithmic Learning Theory (ALT), (2019)