Is there a direct conversion between gradient descent ([1], Alg 1 ) and any of the following algorithms?

1) Weighted Majority: http://onlineprediction.net/?n=Main.WeightedMajorityAlgorithm

2) Follow the Leader: http://people.cs.uchicago.edu/~kalai/papers/onlineopt/onlineopt.pdf I keep seeing these together, but I don't see the direct conversion.

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