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Avrim Blum

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Nationality  American
Role  Computer scientist
Doctoral advisor  Ron Rivest
Fields  Computer Science

Known for  Co-training
Parents  Lenore Blum, Manuel Blum
Name  Avrim Blum
Notable students  John Langford
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Born  May 27, 1966 (age 49) Berkeley, California, USA (1966-05-27)
Institutions  Carnegie Mellon University
Alma mater  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Doctoral students  Prasad Chalasani Santosh Vempala Carl Burch Adam Tauman Kalai John Langford Nikhil Bansal Martin Zinkevich Shuchi Chawla Brendan McMahan Nina Balcan Shobha Venkataraman Mugizi Rwebangira Katrina Ligett Aaron Roth
Education  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Residence  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Similar People  Santosh Vempala, Manuel Blum, Tom M Mitchell, Lenore Blum, John Langford

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Avrim Blum (born 27 May 1966) is a prominent computer scientist. In 2007, he was made a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery "for contributions to learning theory and algorithms." Blum attended MIT, where he received his Ph.D. in 1991 under professor Ron Rivest. Since 1991 he has been a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University.


His main work has been in the area of theoretical computer science, with particular activity in the fields of machine learning, computational learning theory, algorithmic game theory, and algorithms.

Avrim is the son of two other well-known computer scientists, Manuel Blum and Lenore Blum.

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