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Researcher: Stephen Wright

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Areas of Expertise
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Computational biology
  • Architecture
  • Graphics
  • Networks
  • Security
  • Database systems
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Optimization
  • Programming languages
  • Computational optimization
  • Real variable numerical optimization
  • Algorithms for nonlinear optimization
  • Signal and image processing
  • Process control
  • Computational statistics
  • Computational biology
  • Cancer radiotherapy
  • Weather forecasting
Web Site Stephen Wright's Department of Computer Sciences Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 7,587,253 - Partial enumeration model predictive controller, issued September 2009.
  • 7,031,845 - Method for determining biological expression levels by linear programming, issued April 2006.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20100042375 - System and method for designing proteins, published February 2010.
  • 20080071397 - Partial enumeration model predictive controller, published March 2008.
  • 20040014044 - Method for determining biological expression levels by linear programming, published January 2004.
Recent Publication(s)
  • A proximal method for composite minimization. Lewis AS, Wright SJ. Mathematical Programming. 2016 Jul 1;158(1):501-546. doi: 10.1007/s10107-015-0943-9.

  • An s ℓ1 LP-active set approach for feasibility restoration in power systems. Kim T, Wright SJ. Optimization and Engineering. 2016 Jun 1;17(2):385-419. doi: 10.1007/s11081-015-9292-z.

  • Forward-backward greedy algorithms for atomic norm regularization. Rao N, Shah P, Wright S. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 2015 Nov 1;63(21):5798-5811. doi: 10.1109/TSP.2015.2461515.

  • Online algorithms for factorization-based structure from motion. Kennedy R, Balzano L, Wright SJ, Taylor CJ. Computer Vision and Image Understanding. 2015 Apr 25;150(1):139-152. doi: 10.1016/j.cviu.2016.04.011.

View Stephen Wright's publications at Google Scholar.
Recent Artistic Works
  • Intra-University Collaboration: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Research Tools
  • PCx Optimization Software (linear programming)
  • OOQP Optimization Software (convex quadratic programming)
  • GPSR Compressed Sensing Software
  • SpaRSA Compressed Sensing Software
  • GPU Codes for signal and image processing
  • TV De-Noising Software
Research Facilities
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-316-4358
Current University UW–Madison
Department Computer Sciences
Title Professor
Other Appointments Editor-in-Chief, SIAM Journal on Optimization
Address Line 1 4379 Computer Sciences and Statistics
Address Line 2 1210 West Dayton Street
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.S., University of Queensland, 1981
Master's Degree
PhD Ph.D., University of Queensland, 1984
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing Partial Enumeration Model Predictive Controller for MIMO Systems