David Karger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Cambridge, Massachusetts karger@csail.mit.edu Office: (617) 258-6167

Bio/Research

David Karger is a Professor of Computer Science and a member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Karger splits his research between algorithms and information retrieval. His work in algorithms has focused on applications of ...

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Bio/Research

David Karger is a Professor of Computer Science and a member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Karger splits his research between algorithms and information retrieval. His work in algorithms has focused on applications of randomization to optimization problems and led to significant progress on several core problems. He has also researched applications of theoretical ideas to applied areas such as compilers and networks. He recently received the National Academy of Science's 2004 Award for Initiative in research.

David leads the Haystack group at CSAIL, which researches many facets of information management including capture, organization, retrieval, sharing, and visualization.



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