Theory

Carnegie Mellon University has a strong and diverse group in Algorithms and Complexity Theory. The goals of the group are, broadly speaking, to provide a mathematical understanding of fundamental issues in Computer Science, and to use this understanding to produce better algorithms, protocols, and systems, as well as identify the inherent limitations of efficient computation. Research interests include data structures, algorithm design, complexity theory, coding theory, parallel algorithms and languages, machine learning theory, cryptography and security, computational aspects of economics, online algorithms, and scientific computing. 

http://theory.cs.cmu.edu

Faculty working in this area:

Last First Titlesort descending Email
Sandholm Tuomas Angel Jordan Professor of Computer Science sandholm@cs.cmu.edu
Yang Jean Assistant Professor jyang2@andrew.cmu.edu
Beckmann Nathan Assistant Professor beckmann@cs.cmu.edu
Shah Nihar Assistant Professor nihars@cs.cmu.edu
Vinayak Rashmi Korlakai Assistant Professor rvinayak@andrew.cmu.edu
Wang Weina Assistant Professor weinaw@andrew.cmu.edu
Balcan Nina Associate Professor ninamf@cs.cmu.edu
Procaccia Ariel Associate Professor arielpro@cs.cmu.edu
Haeupler Bernhard Associate Professor haeupler@cs.cmu.edu
Goyal Vipul Associate Professor goyal@cs.cmu.edu
Woodruff David Associate Professor dwoodruf@cs.cmu.edu
Acar Umut Associate Professor umut@cs.cmu.edu
Von Ahn Luis Consulting Professor biglou@cs.cmu.edu
Carbonell Jaime Director LTI; Newell University Professor jgc@cs.cmu.edu
Guruswami Venkatesan Director of Graduate Programs; Professor venkatg@cs.cmu.edu
Gupta Anupam Professor anupamg@cs.cmu.edu
Schwartz Russell Professor russells@andrew.cmu.edu
Xing Eric P. Professor epxing@cs.cmu.edu
O'Donnell Ryan Professor odonnell@cs.cmu.edu
Sleator Daniel Professor sleator@cs.cmu.edu
Miller Gary Professor glmiller@cs.cmu.edu
Rudich Steven Professor rudich@cs.cmu.edu
Harchol-Balter Mor Professor harchol@cs.cmu.edu
Blelloch Guy Professor, Assoc. Dean for Undergraduate Programs guyb@cs.cmu.edu
Blum Manuel University Professor Emeritus mblum@cs.cmu.edu
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