Block row Kronecker-structured linear systems with a low-rank tensor solution

Stijn Hendrikx, Lieven De Lathauwer


Several problems in compressed sensing and randomized tensor decomposition can be formulated as a structured linear system with a constrained tensor as the solution. In particular, we consider block row Kronecker-structured linear systems with a low multilinear rank multilinear singular value decomposition, a low-rank canonical polyadic decomposition or a low tensor train rank tensor train constrained solution. In this paper, we provide algorithms that serve as tools for finding such solutions for a large, higher-order data tensor, given Kronecker-structured linear combinations of its entries. Consistent with the literature on compressed sensing, the number of linear combinations of entries needed to find a constrained solution is far smaller than the corresponding total number of entries in the original tensor. We derive conditions under which a multilinear singular value decomposition, canonical polyadic decomposition or tensor train solution can be retrieved from this type of structured linear systems and also derive the corresponding generic conditions. Finally, we validate our algorithms by comparing them to related randomized tensor decomposition algorithms and by reconstructing a hyperspectral image from compressed measurements.


S. Hendrikx and L. De Lathauwer, "Block row Kronecker-structured linear systems with a low-rank tensor solution," Frontiers in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, vol. 8, 2022.

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S. Hendrikx, M. Boussé, N. Vervliet, M. Vandecappelle, R. Kenis, and L. De Lathauwer, Tensorlab⁺, Available online, Version of Dec 2022 downloaded from