He Sun

Spectral graph theory

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Hermitian Laplacians and a Cheeger inequality for the Max-2-Lin problem, with H. Li, and L. Zanetti (ESA'19) arXiv version

An SDP-Based Algorithm for Linear-Sized Spectral Sparsification with Y.Lee (STOC'17)
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Constructing Linear-Sized Spectral Sparsification in Almost-Linear Time, with Y. Lee (SIAM Journal on Computing'18, FOCS'15). Conference version | arXiv version

Partitioning Well-Clustered Graphs: Spectral Clustering Works! with R. Peng, and L. Zanetti (SIAM Journal on Computing'17, COLT'15). Journal version | Conference version | arXiv version | Poster

Clustering

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Hermitian matrices for clustering directed graphs: insights and applications. with M. Cucuringu, H. Li, and L. Zanetti. arXiv version.

Distributed Graph Clustering and Sparsification. with L. Zanetti. arXiv version. To appear in ACM Transactions on Parallel Computing, 2019

Communication-Optimal Distributed Clustering, with J. Chen, D. Woodruff, and Q. Zhang (NIPS'16).
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Human Motion Parsing by Hierarchical Dynamic Clustering. with Y.Zhang, S.Tang, and H.NeumanN (BMVC'18).

Temporal Human Action Segmentation via Dynamic Clustering. with Y.Zhang, S.Tang, and H.Neumann. arXiv version| code

Distributed Graph Clustering by Load Balancing. with L. Zanetti (SPAA'17). Note: There is a gap in the proof of the paper, which makes the paper's main statement invalid. We presented an improved algorithm with a different proof in the paper "Distributed Graph Clustering and Sparsification".

Load balancing

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Balls into Bins via Local Search: Cover Time and Maximum Load. with K.Bringmann, T.Sauerwald, and A.Stauffer (RSA'16, STACS'14). Journal version | Conference version | arXiv version

Balls into Bins via Local Search. with P.Bogdan, T.Sauerwald, and A.Stauffer (SODA'13).
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Tight Bounds For Randomized Load Balancing on Arbitrary Network Topologies. with T. Sauerwald (FOCS'12). Conference version | arXiv version

Rumor spreading

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Gossip vs. Markov Chains, and Randomness-Efficient Rumor Spreading. with Z. Guo (SODA'15)
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Randomized Rumor Spreading: the Effect of the Network Topology. with X.Giménez, K.Panagiotou, and T.Sauerwald (CPC'15). Journal version

Low Randomness Rumor Spreading via Hashing. with G. Giakkoupis, T. Sauerwald, and P. Woelfel (STACS'12). Conference version

Streaming algorithms

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Counting Hypergraphs in Data Streams. arXiv version

Counting Arbitrary Subgraphs in Data Streams. with D.Kane, K.Mehlhorn, and T.Sauerwald (ICALP'12). Conference version

Approximate Counting of Cycles in Streams. with M.Manjunath, K.Mehlhorn, and K.Panagiotou (ESA'11) Conference version

Two improved range-efficient algorithms for F0 estimation. with Chung Keung Poon (TCS'09) Journal version | Conference version

Computational geometry

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Minimum Manhattan Network is NP-Complete. with F.Chin, and Z.Guo (DCG'11, SoCG'09).
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Greedy Construction of 2-Approximate Minimum Manhattan Networks. with Z.Guo, and H.Zhu (IJCGA'11, ISAAC'08). Conference version | Journal version

A Fast 2-Approximation Algorithm for the Minimum Manhattan Network Problem, with Z.Guo, and H.Zhu (AAIM'08). Conference version