Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin—Madison
Host: Ilias Diakonikolas
Ph.D., Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
Advisors: Erik Demaine and Piotr Indyk
September 2013—September 2019
M.S., Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
Advisor: Chandra Chekuri
September 2011—September 2013
B.S., Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University
September 2007—September 2011
My research interests lie in theoretical computer science and its applications. More specifically,
- Learning-Based/Data Driven Algorithm Design
- Design and Analysis of Algorithms for Massive Data
- Approximation Algorithms, Combinatorial Optimization, and Graph Algorithms
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Conference and Journal Papers
Scalable Fair Clustering
Arturs Backurs, Piotr Indyk, Krzysztof Onak, Baruch Schieber, Ali Vakilian, Tal Wagner.
Cost-Effective Conceptual Design
Ali Vakilian, Yodsawalai Chodpathumwan, Arash Termehchy, Amir Nayyeri. WebDB 2017.
Also in VLDB Journal 2018.
Which Concepts are Worth
Arash Termehchy, Ali Vakilian, Yodsawalai Chodpathumwan, Marianne Winslett. SIGMOD 2014.
Also in Transactions on Database Systems (TODS) 2015.