"The dog scratched and scratched but it was no use."
About MeI am an associate professor in the Computer Science Department of Columbia University, where I do research in theoretical computer science. My main research area is computational learning theory, but I also have strong interests in computational complexity theory, combinatorics, randomized algorithms, cryptography, and quantum computation.
Breaking NewsRegular Fall 2012 office hours: Fri 9:30-11:30.
Current and Recent TeachingFall 2012: COMS 4252: Introduction to Computational Learning Theory
Spring 2012: COMS 6253: Advanced Topics in Computational Learning Theory
Recent Professional Activities
A Very Brief And Dry BiographyBefore coming to Columbia I was an NSF Mathematical Sciences postdoc in the Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. I received my Ph.D in computer science, my MS in computer science, and my AB in Mathematics all from Harvard.
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If you are looking for milk-free, egg-free recipes for chocolate cake or double layer birthday cake , you've come to the right place. (Chocolate cake recipe due to "Andrea," double layer birthday cake taken from The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network recipe page.)