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
|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
Avrim blum harnessing implicit assumptions in problem formulations
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.
- Avrim blum harnessing implicit assumptions in problem formulations
- Avrim blum on line learning and game theory part ii
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.