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I am a PhD student affiliated with NYU Center for Cybersecurity(NYU-CCS) and Laboratory for Agile and Resilient Complex Systems(LARX). Together with my supervisor Prof. Quanyan Zhu, I am focusing on applied mathematics and engineering sciences.

2019.09: A paper on Multiscale value function approximation has been selected as a finalist for MLSP 2019 student paper award.

Xiamen University, 2014

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

University of Alberta

June 2017-Sept 2017

Research Assistant 

Research topic: directional compact supported box spline

Publication: Bin Han, Tao Li, Xiaosheng Zhuang, Directional compactly supported box spline tight framelets with simple geometric structure, Applied Mathematics Letters, Volume 91, 2019, pp 213-219

Game Theory

Reinforcement Learning

  • Multiscale Approximation: Adaptive representation learning in reinforcement learning


  • T. Li and Q. Zhu, "On Convergence Rate of Adaptive Multiscale Value Function Approximation for Reinforcement Learning," 2019 IEEE 29th International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2019, pp. 1-6.[pdf]
  • B. Han, T. Li, and X. Zhuang. "Directional compactly supported box spline tight framelets with simple geometric structure." Applied Mathematics Letters 91 (2019): 213-219.[pdf]

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