Theoretical and empirical results for recovery from multiple measurements

TitleTheoretical and empirical results for recovery from multiple measurements
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsEwout van den Berg, Michael P. Friedlander
JournalIEEE Transactions on Information Theory
Keywordsconvex optimization, joint sparsity, multiple channels, Sparse recovery

The joint-sparse recovery problem aims to recover, from sets of compressed measurements, unknown sparse matrices with nonzero entries restricted to a subset of rows. This is an extension of the single-measurement-vector (SMV) problem widely studied in compressed sensing. We analyze the recovery properties for two types of recovery algorithms. First, we show that recovery using sum-of-norm minimization cannot exceed the uniform recovery rate of sequential SMV using L1 minimization, and that there are problems that can be solved with one approach but not with the other. Second, we analyze the performance of the ReMBo algorithm [M. Mishali and Y. Eldar, IEEE Trans. Sig. Proc., 56 (2008)] in combination with L1 minimization, and show how recovery improves as more measurements are taken. From this analysis it follows that having more measurements than number of nonzero rows does not improve the potential theoretical recovery rate.

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