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Gradient descent on non-convex functions

What situations do we know of where gradient descent can be shown to converge (either to a critical point or to a local/global minima) for non-convex functions? For SGD on non-convex functions, one ...
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Optimization textbooks for statistics and data analytics

Any statistical analysis, machine learning or data science involves some sort of optimization at the end of the day. I'm looking for good linear and nonlinear optimization textbooks for self ...