About the Authors

Sri Priya Ponnapalli

Affiliation Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, United States of America

Michael A. Saunders

Affiliation Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Charles F. Van Loan

Affiliation Department of Computer Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Orly Alter


Affiliation Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute and Departments of Bioengineering and Human Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: OA. Performed the experiments: SPP OA. Analyzed the data: SPP OA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SPP OA. Wrote the paper: SPP MAS CFVL OA. Proved mathematical theorems: SPP MAS CFVL OA.