Stochastic gradient descent, weighted sampling, and the randomized Kaczmarz algorithm D Needell, N Srebro, R Ward NIPS, 2014 | 287 | 2014 |

New and improved Johnson–Lindenstrauss embeddings via the restricted isometry property F Krahmer, R Ward SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis 43 (3), 1269-1281, 2011 | 242 | 2011 |

Stable image reconstruction using total variation minimization D Needell, R Ward SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences 6 (2), 1035-1058, 2013 | 191 | 2013 |

Sparse Legendre expansions via ℓ1-minimization H Rauhut, R Ward Journal of approximation theory 164 (5), 517-533, 2012 | 173 | 2012 |

Low-rank matrix recovery via iteratively reweighted least squares minimization M Fornasier, H Rauhut, R Ward SIAM Journal on Optimization 21 (4), 1614-1640, 2011 | 167 | 2011 |

Stable and robust sampling strategies for compressive imaging F Krahmer, R Ward IEEE transactions on image processing 23 (2), 612-622, 2013 | 156* | 2013 |

Compressed sensing with cross validation R Ward IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 55 (12), 5773-5782, 2009 | 138 | 2009 |

Coherent matrix completion Y Chen, S Bhojanapalli, S Sanghavi, R Ward International Conference on Machine Learning, 674-682, 2014 | 111 | 2014 |

One-bit compressive sensing with norm estimation K Knudson, R Saab, R Ward IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 62 (5), 2748-2758, 2016 | 107 | 2016 |

Interpolation via weighted ℓ1 minimization H Rauhut, R Ward Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis 40 (2), 321-351, 2016 | 97 | 2016 |

Relax, no need to round: Integrality of clustering formulations P Awasthi, AS Bandeira, M Charikar, R Krishnaswamy, S Villar, R Ward Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Innovations in Theoretical Computer …, 2015 | 68 | 2015 |

Exact recovery of chaotic systems from highly corrupted data G Tran, R Ward Multiscale Modeling & Simulation 15 (3), 1108-1129, 2017 | 62 | 2017 |

Completing any low-rank matrix, provably Y Chen, S Bhojanapalli, S Sanghavi, R Ward The Journal of Machine Learning Research 16 (1), 2999-3034, 2015 | 61 | 2015 |

Near-optimal compressed sensing guarantees for total variation minimization D Needell, R Ward IEEE transactions on image processing 22 (10), 3941-3949, 2013 | 60* | 2013 |

The local convexity of solving systems of quadratic equations CD White, S Sanghavi, R Ward arXiv preprint arXiv:1506.07868, 2015 | 59* | 2015 |

Sparse recovery for spherical harmonic expansions H Rauhut, R Ward arXiv preprint arXiv:1102.4097, 2011 | 56 | 2011 |

Clustering subgaussian mixtures by semidefinite programming DG Mixon, S Villar, R Ward arXiv preprint arXiv:1602.06612, 2016 | 47 | 2016 |

Adagrad stepsizes: Sharp convergence over nonconvex landscapes, from any initialization R Ward, X Wu, L Bottou arXiv preprint arXiv:1806.01811, 2018 | 42* | 2018 |

Iterative thresholding meets free-discontinuity problems M Fornasier, R Ward Foundations of Computational Mathematics 10 (5), 527-567, 2010 | 37 | 2010 |

Extracting sparse high-dimensional dynamics from limited data H Schaeffer, G Tran, R Ward SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics 78 (6), 3279-3295, 2018 | 34 | 2018 |