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I am a postdoc in the Machine Learning Foundations group at Microsoft Research Redmond.
I recently obtained my PhD in Computer Science at CSAIL, MIT, advised by Piotr Indyk.

My research is on connections between algorithms, data and learning. This goes in two directions:
-- Designing algorithms for massive datasets and scalable machine learning (e.g., 1, 2, 3, 4); and conversely,
-- Learning-assisted algorithms: Using data and machine learning to design better algorithms (e.g., 1, 2).

Email: talw (at) mit (dot) edu



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Ph.D. Thesis:  Efficient Metric Representations for Big Data
MIT, September 2020