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Maneesh Agrawala , Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Focus: visualization, human computer interaction, and computer graphics
Research Areas:
Graphics/HCI
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Alex Aiken , Alcatel-Lucent Professor of Computer Science & Chair of the Computer Science Department
Research Focus: compilers, static race detection, debugging, algorithms, programming languages
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Integrating External Resource into ...
Legion: Expressing Independence and...
Legion: Programming Distributed Het...
Saturn -- Scalable Error Detection ...
Sequoia
Stochastic Optimization of x86-64 B...
Stratified Synthesis: Automatically...
TRUST: Team for Research in Ubiquit...
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Russ Altman , Professor of Bioengineering, Genetics, and Medicine (and by courtesy, Computer Science)
Research Focus: application of computing technologies to basic molecular biological problems, now referred to as bioinformatics
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
CAMPAIGN - Clustering Algorithms in...
Independent Component Analysis: Ide...
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Amin Arbabian , Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: Integrated circuits and electromagnetic interfaces with a focus on design of “end-to-end” electronic systems/devices
Research Areas:
Information Systems
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Ayfer Özgur Aydin , Professor of Electrical Engineering Department
Research Focus: wireless networks
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Achieving the Capacity of the N-Rel...
Improved Capacity Approximations
Near Optimal Energy Control and App...
On Feedback in Gaussian Multi-Hop N...
Wireless Network Simplification: th...
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Peter Bailis , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: coordination avoidance in large scale transaction processing, data serving, and statistical analytics tasks
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
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Nicholas Bambos , Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Management Science & Engineering
Research Focus: high-performance networking, autonomic computing, service engineering
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Bandwidth Estimation and Rate Contr...
Quantitative Models for Security Ri...
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Serafim Batzoglou , Associate Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: computational genomics
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Alignment & Comparative Genomics
An Accurate Method for Inferring Re...
Computational Methods for Studying ...
Genome Evolution during Progression...
Integrative Models of Expression an...
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Gill Bejerano , Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology & Computer Science
Research Focus: computational genomics
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Genomics Approach to Identifying Tr...
The Genomics of Neurodevelopment: T...
Transcriptional Networks Underlying...
Understanding the Human Genome
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Michael Bernstein , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: human-computer interaction, crowdsourcing, social computing
Research Areas:
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
Designing Interactive Technology to...
Emergent, Crowd-scale Programming P...
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Paulo Blikstein , Assistant Professor at the School of Education and (by courtesy) at the Computer Science
Research Focus: cognitive computational modeling, agent-based modeling, complexity sciences; constructionist, project-based, learning environments
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Predicting Help-Seeking Behavior in...
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Kwabena Boahen , Associate Professor of Bioengineering and, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: building a simulation platform that will enable the cortex's inner workings to be modeled in detail
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Neuromorphics: Compiling Code by Co...
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Dan Boneh , Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: applied cryptography, network security
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Theory
Research Projects:
Address Space Layout Randomization ...
Collective: A Computing Utility Arc...
Identity Based Encryption
Junction: A Decentralized Platform ...
Neuroscience Meets Cryptography: Im...
Password Managers: Risks, Pitfalls,...
PORTIA: Managing sensitive informat...
Privacy, Discovery, and Authenticat...
Privacy-Preserving Ridge Regression...
PwdHash - Web Password Hashing
Smartphone Fingerprinting: By Their...
SpoofGuard: Preventing online ident...
TRUST: Team for Research in Ubiquit...
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Stephen Boyd , Professor, Information Systems Laboratory
Research Focus: convex optimization applications in control, signal processing, circuit design
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
A General System for Heuristic Solu...
Approximate Dynamic Programming for...
Block Splitting for Large-Scale Dis...
Bounds and Policies for Multi-Perio...
Extensions of Gauss Quadrature via ...
Fixed Trajectory Speed Optimization...
Message Passing for Dynamic Network...
Multi-Commodity Flow Models for Dyn...
Performance Bounds and Suboptimal P...
Sigmoidal Programming
Tools and Methods for Large-Scale C...
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Atul Butte , Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics and by courtesy, Computer Science
Research Focus: translational bioinformatics
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Translational Bioinformatics
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Moses Charikar , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: theoretical computer science, design and analysis of algorithms, with an emphasis on approximation algorithms for NP-hard problems, metric embeddings and algorithmic techniques for massive data set
Research Areas:
Theory
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David Cheriton , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: distributed systems
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
A Type System for Dimensional Analy...
Achieving Practical Reliable Multic...
Defense against Distributed Denial ...
Extreme Scale Cluster Architecture
Feedback Based Inter-domain Routing
HicampDB - an In-memory Column Data...
History-based Anti-spam
Improving Datacenter Network Perfor...
Moving Transaction Processing Lower...
Optimizing TCP Pure ACK Receive Pro...
SI-TM: Reducing Transactional Memor...
Transactional Memory Based on Snaps...
TRIAD - Translating Relaying Intern...
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John M. Cioffi , Hitachi Professor Emeritus of Engineering
Research Focus: communications signal processing, coding and their applications to data transmission and storage
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Network MIMO Systems with Limited B...
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Stephen Cooper , Associate Professor (Teaching) Computer Science Department
Research Focus: program visualization and semantics
Research Areas:
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
Designing a Educational Game Creato...
Initial Results of Using an Intelli...
Teaching Secure Coding Practice to ...
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Tom M. Cover , 1938 - 2012 (Kwoh-Ting Li Professor of Engineering)
Research Focus: network information theory, universal data compression and portfolio theory, information feedback, physical aspects of information
Research Areas:
Information Systems
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William Dally , Willard R. & Inez Kerr Bell Professor of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: high-speed signaling, multiprocessor architecture, graphics architecture, VLSI systems
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
A Buffer-space Efficient and Deadlo...
A Genomics Co-processor
An FPGA Programming System for DNA ...
Deep Compression: Compressing Deep ...
Efficient Embedded Computing
Efficient Super-Computing
Enabling Technology for On-Chip Net...
Energy Efficient Computing
Energy Efficient High Performance C...
Lightspeed Datacenter Networking
Merrimac - Stanford Streaming Super...
Network Congestion Avoidance Throug...
Scalable Network Fabrics
Sequoia
Template Based FPGA Computing Appli...
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David Dill , Professor of Computer Science and, by courtesy, Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: computational systems biology, formal verification techniques
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Computational modeling of signal tr...
Electronic Voting
STP: Solving bitvector constraints
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Ron Dror , Associate Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: computational biology
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Computational Studies of a Constitu...
Deep Learning for Protein Complex P...
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Abbas El Gamal , Professor of Electrical Engineering; Director, Information Systems Lab
Research Focus: distributed information processing; digital imaging
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Capacity Region of the Broadcast Ch...
Channel Diversity needed for Vector...
Compensating Demand Response Partic...
Miniature and Mass-Producible Fluor...
Multi-Aperture Imaging Sensor
Superposition coding is almost alwa...
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Dawson Engler , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: source code analysis; software quality and security
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Improving Program Robustness via St...
Smart Memories
TRUST: Team for Research in Ubiquit...
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Stefano Ermon , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Center Fellow, by courtesy, at the Woods Institute for the Environment
Research Focus: probabilistic reasoning and inference, machine learning, computational sustainability, sequential decision making, and control theory
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Combining Satellite Imagery and Mac...
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Jonathan Fan , Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: Optical properties of self-assembled metallodielectric colloidal clusters and plasmonics and nano-electronics
Research Areas:
Information Systems
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Ron Fedkiw , Associate Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: computational algorithms for applications in computational fluid dynamics, computer graphics, biomechanics
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
Artificial Intelligence & Physical ...
Simulation & Analysis of Muscle Act...
Virtual Human(oid) Project
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Ed Feigenbaum , Kumagai Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus
Research Focus: knowledge-based systems
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Ed Feigenbaum's Search for A.I.
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Richard Fikes , Professor of Computer Science (Research), Emeritus
Research Focus: knowledge representation
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
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Michael J. Flynn , Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus
Research Focus: systems architecture
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
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Hector Garcia-Molina , Leonard Bosack and Sandra Lerner Professor in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: distributed systems, information integration, database systems
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
DataMotion: Managing & analyzing la...
Object Class Detectors for 3D Scene...
Peers
PORTIA: Managing sensitive informat...
Privacy and Databases
Sampling Propagation Cascades
TRUST: Team for Research in Ubiquit...
WebBase Project
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Mike Genesereth , Associate Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: computational logic, semantic web, computational law, enterprise management, general game playing
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Computational Law
Digital Department
Efficiently Updating Column Stores
General Game Playing
Logical Spreadsheets
Plug & Play Data Source in your Bro...
Repair Guidance in a WYSIWYG Data E...
Web Semantics Technologies
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John T. Gill, III , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Computer Science
Research Focus: complexity, probabilistic computation, data compression, error control codes
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Theory
Research Projects:
Delay-Rate Tradeoff for Ergodic Int...
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Bernd Girod , Robert L. and Audrey S. Hancock Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: image and video processing, video coding algorithms, networked multimedia systems
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
To learn about his projects go to: ...
Wyner-Ziv Coding of Video
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Ashish Goel , Associate Professor of Management Science and Engineering and, by courtesy, of Computer Science
Research Focus: Networks, self-assembly, Internet commerce, social networks and reputation systems, fairness
Research Areas:
Theory
Research Projects:
Efficient Distributed Locality Sens...
Partitioned Multi-Indexing: Bringin...
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Andrea Goldsmith , Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: wireless systems and networks
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Communication with Limited Feedback
Cross-Layer Design of Ad-hoc Wirele...
Exact and Stable Covariance Estimat...
Level Crossing Statistics of Multih...
Null Space Learning In MIMO Coopera...
Robust Constellation Design in a No...
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Noah Goodman , Assistant Professor of Psychology, Computer Science (by courtesy), and Linguistics (by courtesy)
Research Focus: computational models of cognition, integrating logic and probability; probabilistic programming languages; natural language semantics and pragmatics
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Just-in-time Compilation of MCMC fo...
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Robert M. Gray , Professor of Electrical Engineering; Lucent Technologies Professor in Communications and Networking in the School of Engineering
Research Focus: data compression, image processing, information and communication theory
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
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Leo Guibas , Paul Pigott Professor of Computer Science and by courtsey Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: computational geometry, image processing, graphics, computer vision, sensor networks, robotics, discrete algorithms
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Computer Systems
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
Acquisition of 3D Indoor Environmen...
Content Based Auto-tagging of Flick...
Data-driven Structural Priors for S...
Estimating 3D Attributes of Images ...
Exploring Image Relationships Using...
Guided Real-Time Scanning of Indoor...
High Quality Pose Estimation by Ali...
Joint Embeddings of Shapes and Imag...
Joint Shape Segmentation with Linea...
Map Reconstruction from GPS Traject...
Mobile Data Delivery through Mobili...
Multi-Label Classification of Large...
On the Ability of Mobile Sensor Net...
Pathlet Learning: Understanding Sha...
Supervised Earth Mover’s Distance...
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Patrick Hanrahan , Professor of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering; Canon USA Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: visualization, graphics systems/architectures, rendering algorithms
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
BrookGPU
Dryad
Example-based Synthesis of 3D Objec...
FLASH Graphics System and Architect...
GRAMPS: A Programming Model for Het...
Image Systems Engineering Program
Light Fields & Computational Photog...
Liszt a DSL for Mesh-Based PDEs
Merrimac - Stanford Streaming Super...
Micropolygon Visibility in a Modern...
Multigraphics
On Being the Right Scale: Sizing La...
Real-Time Programmable Shading Proj...
Rendering Algorithms
Sequoia
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John Hennessy , President, Stanford University; Willard and Inez Kerr Bell Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science
Research Focus: computer architecture
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
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Mark Horowitz , Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science; Cadence Design Systems; The Yahoo! Founders Professor of Engineering
Research Focus: digital circuit design, VLSI systems, computer architecture
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
A 220pJ_Pixel_Frame CMOS Image Sens...
CAMPAIGN - Clustering Algorithms in...
Circuit Optimization
Electrical Links
Generating Heterogeneous Systems fr...
Light Fields & Computational Photog...
Multi-Camera Array
Optical Links
Power Supply Integrity
Smart Memories
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Roger Howe , William E. Ayer Professor
Research Focus: Nano and Micro Electromechanical Systems (N/MEMS)
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Doug L. James , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: computer graphics, computer sound, physically based modeling and animation, and reduced-order physics models
Research Areas:
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
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Ramesh Johari , Management Science and Engineering, by courtsey Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (by courtesy)
Research Focus:
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
A Buffer-Based Approach to Video Ra...
Plug-n-Serve: Load-Balancing Web Tr...
Understanding Rate-Adaptation Algor...
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Daniel Jurafsky , Associate Professor of Linguistics, and by courtesy, of Computer Science
Research Focus: computational linguistics, speech recognition, natural language
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Lateen EM: Unsupervised Training wi...
Learning To Make Textual Inferences
Shallow Semantic Parsing
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
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Sachin Katti , Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Focus: network coded wireless architecture, networked wireless systems
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
OpenRadio: Programmable Wireless In...
pFabric: Minimalistic Near-Optimal ...
Picasso: Flexible RF and Spectrum S...
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Leonid Kazovsky , Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: optical networks with emphasis on metro and access applications
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
UltraFlow: A Hybrid Future Internet...
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Oussama Khatib , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: robotics, haptics, motion planning
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
The Red Sea Robotics Exploratorium
Computer Haptics (Poster + Demo)
Demo: Simulation of Dynamics, Contr...
Design Methodologies of Hybrid Actu...
Elastic Strip Framework
Haptics
Human Motion Analysis via Whole-Bod...
Human Motion Synthesis
Human-Friendly Robot Design
Robotics-based Methods for Human Mo...
Robotics-Based Reconstruction and S...
Romeo & Juliet - Stanford Assistant...
SAI - Simulation & Active Interface...
Soft Tissue Modeling - towards real...
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
Teleoperation
The Red Sea Robotics Exploratorium
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Don Knuth , Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming
Research Focus:
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Research Projects:
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Mykel J. Kochenderfer , Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Assistant Professor, by courtesy, of Computer Science
Research Focus:
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Optimal Decision Making for Automot...
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Vladlen Koltun , Consulting Associate Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: interactive computer graphics, 3D modeling, character animation
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
Dryad
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Christos Kozyrakis , Associate Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: transactional memory, architectural support for security, power management techniques
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Comparing Parallel Programming Mode...
Decoupling Datacenter Studies from ...
Dynamic Fine-Grain Scheduling of Pi...
Dynamic Management of TurboMode in ...
Flash Storage Disaggregation
GRAMPS: A Programming Model for Het...
Grazelle: Architecture-Optimized In...
Identifying Energy Waste through Po...
Improving Resource-Efficiency in Cl...
Managing Interference for High Util...
Reevaluating Memory Systems for Ene...
Smart Memories
Towards Energy Proportional Memory ...
Transactional Coherence and Consist...
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Anshul Kundaje , Assistant Professor of Genetics and of Computer Science
Research Focus: development of statistical and machine learning methods for integrative analysis of diverse functional genomic and genetic data to learn models of gene regulation
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
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Sanjay Lall , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Aeronautics & Astronautics, Vance D. and Arlene C. Coffman Faculty Scholar
Research Focus: dynamical systems and control theory
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
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Monica Lam , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: Mobile and social computing, platforms and applications, HCI and security
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Collective: A Computing Utility Arc...
Dispatch: Secure Communication and ...
Hydra Single-Chip Multiprocessor
Improving Program Robustness via St...
Life-browsing with a Lifetime of Em...
Mining Social Topologies from Email...
Preserving Privacy with PrPl: a Dec...
SociaLite: High-level Query Languag...
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James A. Landay , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: technology to support behavior change, demonstrational interfaces, mobile & ubiquitous computing, and user interface design tools
Research Areas:
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
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Jean-Claude Latombe , Kumagai Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus
Research Focus: robot-assisted surgery, integration of design and manufacturing, digital actors, molecular motions
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
3-D Sensing of Deformable Objects
Adaptive Dynamic Collision Checking
Humanoid Robots on Rough Terrain
Modeling Flexible Protein Loops
Multi-goal Motion Planning
Rope Manipulation Planning
Small-step Retraction in PRM Planni...
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
Study of Protein Motion
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Jure Leskovec , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: mining and modeling large social and information networks
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Discovering Social Circles in Ego-N...
Improving Website Hyperlink Structu...
Information Cartography: Creating Z...
Information Diffusion and External ...
Model-Based Approach to Detecting D...
Quantifying the Influence of Online...
Sampling Propagation Cascades
The Last Click: Why Users Give up I...
The Mobile Device as a Sensor for P...
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Philip Levis , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: sensor networks
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Auditing IoT Communications with TL...
Canary: A Scheduling Architecture f...
Identifying Energy Waste through Po...
Measuring Low-Power Wireless
MNet Architecture
Nimbus: Runtime System for Graphica...
Operating System/Language Co-Design
Sergeant: A Transactional Distribut...
Storage-Based Applications
Wireless Implanted Networks
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Marc Levoy , VMware Founders Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus
Research Focus: light field photography, 3D scanning, rendering
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
CityBlock Project: multi-perspectiv...
Digital Forma Urbis Romae Project
Digital Michelangelo Project
Directed Regression
Image Systems Engineering Program
Light Fields & Computational Photog...
Multi-Camera Array
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Fei-Fei Li , Associate Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: computer vision
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
'ImageNet: A Large-Scale Hierarchic...
Building and Using a Semantivisual ...
Computational Neuroscience: Scene C...
Connectionist Temporal Modeling for...
DenseCap: Fully Convolutional Local...
Efficient Extraction of Human Motio...
End-to-end Learning of Action Detec...
Extracting Moving People from Inter...
Grouplet: A Structured Image Repres...
Human Action Categorization
Modeling Mutual Context of Object a...
OPTIMOL: automatic Object (or onlin...
Recurrent Attention Models for Dept...
Towards Total Scene Understanding:C...
Visual Relationship Detection with ...
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Percy Liang , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and by courtsey Statistics
Research Focus: modeling both natural and programming languages, and exploring the semantic and pragmatic connections between the two; analyzing learning algorithms, both theoretically and empirically
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Extracting Relations from Text for ...
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David Luckham , Professor (Research) of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus
Research Focus: complex event processing
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
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Zohar Manna , Professor of Computer Science, Emertius
Research Focus: formal verification
Research Areas:
Theory
Research Projects:
STeP: Stanford Temporal Prover
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Chris Manning , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and of Linguistics
Research Focus: natural language processing, information retrieval,
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Blind Portfolio Auctions
Event Extraction as Dependency Pars...
Hypergraph Parsing
Information Extraction
Information Extraction, Intelligent...
JavaNLP
Kirrkirr: software for the explorat...
Learning To Make Textual Inferences
LinGO Redwoods: A Rich and Dynamic ...
Linguistic theory and linguistic ty...
Shallow Semantic Parsing
SMS Text Normalization using Statis...
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
Statistical Linguistics
StatNLP models: Combining linguisti...
Understanding Digital Communication...
Unsupervised Language Learning
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David Mazières , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: secure computing
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Hails: Protecting Data Privacy in U...
Hails: Protecting Data Privacy in U...
Hypervisor based DataCenter wide Ne...
Ori: A Durable Distributed File Sys...
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John McCarthy , 1927 - 2011
Research Focus: formal reasoning
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
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Edward McCluskey , Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science, Emeritus
Research Focus: logic testing, synthesis, design for testability, and fault-tolerant computing
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
ELF Project
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Nick McKeown , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science
Research Focus: network architecture, backbone network design, congestion control, clean slate internet design
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Buffer Sizing
Carving Research Slices Out of Your...
Co-Ordinated Management for Dense W...
Confused, Timid, and Unstable: Pick...
Header Space Analysis: Static Check...
High Speed Networks Need Proactive ...
Making Use of All the Networks Arou...
NetFPGA
PISCES: A Programmable, Protocol-In...
Plug-n-Serve: Load-Balancing Web Tr...
Virtual Network System
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Teresa Meng , Reid Weaver Dennis Professor of Electrical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Computer Science, Emeritus
Research Focus: circuit optimization, neural signal processing, and computation architectures for systems biology
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
FCRP: C2S2 Center for Circuit and S...
Global Optimization and Self-Calibr...
High-Performance Low-Power Neural P...
MARCO C2S2: Center for Circuits, Sy...
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John Mitchell , Mary and Gordon Crary Family Professor Professor of Computer Science and by courtesy Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: computer security: access control, network protocols, privacy, software systems, web security
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Theory
Research Projects:
A Security Evaluation of DNSSEC wit...
A Website in Your Pocket: A Large S...
APPeers: Cooperative Networked Cont...
Collaborative Learning with CourseW...
Counting Small Cliques in Social Ne...
Efficiently Discovering Privacy-Lea...
PORTIA: Managing sensitive informat...
PwdHash - Web Password Hashing
SpoofGuard: Preventing online ident...
SPYCE: Software Quality and Infrast...
TRUST: Team for Research in Ubiquit...
Understanding Attrition in MOOCs
Vulnerability Factors in New Web Ap...
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Subhasish Mitra , Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science
Research Focus: robust system design, VLSI design & test, computer architecture, design for emerging nanotechnologies, biomedical applications
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Carbon Nanotube Computer: Transform...
Effective Post-Silicon Validation
ERSA: Error Resilient System Archit...
QED Effective Post-Silicon Validati...
Quick Error Detection for Effective...
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Andrea Montanari , Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Statistics
Research Focus: modern coding theory; inference in graphical models and message passing algorithms; random counting/optimization problems; statistical mechanics
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Message Passing for Matrix Factoriz...
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Clifford I. Nass (1958-2013) , Professor of Communication and, by courtesy, of Computer Science and of Sociology
Research Focus: language, speech
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
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Andrew Ng , Assistant Professor of Computer Science, and by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: machine learning, reinforcement learning/control, broad-competence AI
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Autonomous Helicopter Project
DARPA Grand Challenge
Deep Learning
GREAT Improves Functional Interpret...
Learning To Make Textual Inferences
Machine Learning for Control
Make3D
Quadruped Robot
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
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Nils Nilsson , Professor, Emeritus
Research Focus: robotics
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
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Dwight Nishimura , Professor of Electrical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Radiology; Director, Magnetic Resonance Systems Research Laboratory
Research Focus: medical imaging systems
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Array Compression for 3D Cartesian ...
Image Reconstruction in Lower Extre...
Lowering the B1 Threshold for BEAR ...
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Oyekunle Olukotun , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Computer Science
Research Focus: pervasive parallelism, computer architecture, parallel programming environments and scalable parallel systems
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Automatic Generation of Efficient A...
Composition and Reuse with Compiled...
EMEURO: A Framework for Data-Driven...
Ensuring Rapid Mixing and Low Bias ...
Generating Configurable Hardware fr...
Hydra Single-Chip Multiprocessor
Smart Memories
Transactional Coherence and Consist...
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Brad Osgood , Professor, Electrical Engineering; Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs, School of Engineering
Research Focus: geometric analysis in mathematics and engineering
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
See personal website
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John K. Ousterhout , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: web application development, storage systems, and operating systems
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Core-Aware Scheduling: Balancing Ap...
Experiences with Rules-based Progra...
Fast Crash Recovery in RAMCloud
Gaining Visibility and Intuitions i...
In Search of an Understandable Cons...
Indexing In RamCloud
Latency Comparison of Graph Databas...
Log-structured Memory in RAMCloud
Managing State for Ajax-Driven Web ...
RAMCloud: Scalable, High-Performanc...
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Vijay Pande , Camille and Henry Dreyfus Distinguished Chair in Chemistry, and, by courtesy, Computer Science
Research Focus:
Research Areas:
Theory
Research Projects:
Statistical Learning and Docking Un...
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Arogyaswami Paulraj , Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus
Research Focus: wireless and mobile communications systems, antenna array processing
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
MIMO Communications
Robust Communications
Time Reversal Wireless
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John M. Pauly , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering,
Research Focus: magnetic resonance imaging, image reconstruction, physics of data acquisition
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
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Marco Pavone , Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Assistant Professor (by courtesy), Information Systems Laboratory & Assistant Professor (by courtesy), Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering
Research Focus: development of methodologies for the analysis, design, and control of autonomous systems, with a particular emphasis on large-scale robotic networks and autonomous aerospace vehicles
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Control of Robotic Mobility-On-Dema...
Modelling and Experimental Analysis...
On the Fundamental Limitations of P...
Sampling-Based Spacecraft Motion Pl...
Stochastic Optimal Control With Dyn...
Time, Energy and Resilience: Fundam...
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Roy Pea , David Jacks Professor of Education and Learning Sciences; and by Courtsey Computer Science
Research Focus: how innovations in computing and communications technologies and affiliated socio-cultural practices can influence learning, thinking, and educational systems
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Beyond Textbooks: New Pedagogical M...
Designing and Implementing Mobile S...
Promoting Active Learning & Leverag...
Supporting Networked Collaborative ...
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Serge Plotkin , Associate Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus
Research Focus: theoretical computer science, combinatorial optimization, networking, distributed computation, security
Research Areas:
Theory
Research Projects:
Approximation Algorithms
Design of Network Topology
Fairness
Routing
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Ada Poon , Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus:
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
An Energy Harvesting 2×2 60GHz Tra...
An Integrated and Intelligent Locom...
Analysis of Charge Pump Cells for E...
CMOS 60GHz Beamforming Circuit Desi...
Interface Circuits for a Wireless I...
Variable Topography Antenna for Sin...
Wireless monitoring of implantable ...
Wireless Power Transfer Through Bio...
Wirelessly Powered Transceivers for...
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Eric Pop , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: intersection of nanoelectronics and nanoscale energy conversion. Most projects include both fundamental and applied, experimental and computational components. Some recent topics (as of 2013) include: Energy-efficient transistors, memory
Research Areas:
Information Systems
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Balaji Prabhakar , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science
Research Focus: computer and wireless networks, algorithms, stochastic network theory
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Active Queue Management
Capri: Congestion and Parking Relie...
DC-TCP: Efficient Packet Transport ...
R2D2: Rapid and Reliable Data Deliv...
Random Assignment Problem
Scaleable Performance Prediction an...
Sensor Networks
Switching
TCP Performance
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Vaughan Pratt , Professor of Computer Science and, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus
Research Focus: handheld PCs, chu spaces, concurrency modeling
Research Areas:
Theory
Research Projects:
Chu Spaces
Concurrency Modeling
Speech Processing
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Christopher Ré , Assistant Professor of the Computer Science Departement
Research Focus: enable users and developers to build applications that more deeply understand and exploit data
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
DeepDive
DeepDive: Extracting Databases from...
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Juan Rivas-Davila , Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: power electronics, RF power amplifiers, resonant converters, soft switching topologies and design of power converters for operation in harsh environments
Research Areas:
Information Systems
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Eric Roberts , Professor (Teaching) of Computer Science
Research Focus: Computer science education, programming languages, programming environments, multiprocessor systems, social implications of computing, science education for nonscientists
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Mendel Rosenblum , Professor
Research Focus: disk storage management, computer simulation techniques, scalable operating system structure, virtualization, computer security
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Collective: A Computing Utility Arc...
Copysets: Reducing the Frequency of...
Implementation of a Low-Latency Gra...
Low Latency Network Interfaces
Merrimac - Stanford Streaming Super...
Network Interface Design for Low La...
TRUST: Team for Research in Ubiquit...
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Tim Roughgarden , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and (by courtesy) of Management Science and Engineering
Research Focus: algorithms, network and combinatorial optimization, game theory
Research Areas:
Theory
Research Projects:
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Amin Saberi , Associate Professor Management Science and Engineering Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering and by courtesy Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: algorithms, approximation algorithms, and algorithmic aspects of games, markets, and networks
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Incentives in Crowdsourcing Markets...
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Mehran Sahami , Professor (Teaching) of Computer Science Associate Chair for Education and Director of Educational Affairs, Computer Science
Research Focus:
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Kenneth Salisbury , Professor (Research) of Computer Science and of Surgery
Research Focus: robotics, haptics, computer-aided surgery
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
An Experimental Platform for Haptic...
Collaborative Haptic Environments
Deformable Object Simulation
Design Improvements of Upper Limb P...
Development of a Modular Unmanned U...
HaemoBot: a Robotic System for IV I...
Haptic-Feedback Assistive Devices
Mechanisms for Human-Friendly Robot...
MobiSim: Disruptive Technologies fo...
Multi-finger Manipulation
Multiple-Contact-Point Haptics
Recent Progress Towards Robotic Ult...
Recent Progress Towards Robotic Ult...
Robobarista: Learning to Manipulate...
Salisbury BioRobotics Laboratory
Serpentine Mechanisms
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
Surgical Simulation
Tactile Interfaces for Tele-Dermato...
Understanding Actions and Interacti...
Virtual Rehearsal Environment for M...
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Silvio Savarese , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: theoretical foundations and practical applications of computational vision
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
3D representations for object detec...
3D scene understanding from images
A Unified Framework for Object Dete...
Beyond PASCAL: A Benchmark for 3D O...
Structural Recognition of Human Act...
Understanding complex human activit...
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Yoav Shoham , Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: logic, multi-agent systems, game theory, electronic commerce
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
An Algorithmic Approach to Group Sc...
Computational Game Theory (NSF ITR)
Decision-Theoretic Methods for Pers...
DRU: Suppoting Group and Individua...
Insurance in the World of Big Data
The Intelligent Time Manager
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Sebastian Thrun , Professor of Computer Science and of Electrical Engineering; Director, AI Laboratory
Research Focus: robotics, machine learning, probabilistic methods
Research Areas:
Artificial Intelligence
Research Projects:
Autonomous Helicopter Project
DARPA Grand Challenge
Generating Heterogeneous Systems fr...
GREAT Improves Functional Interpret...
STAIR: The STanford AI Robot
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Fouad Tobagi , Professor of Electrical Engineering, and by courtesy, of Computer Science
Research Focus: wireless networks, multimedia communication (video streaming, voice over IP), mobile networking,
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
Cross-tier Interference Mitigation ...
Image Systems Engineering Program
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Jeff Ullman , S. W. Ascherman Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus
Research Focus: database theory, database integration, data mining, and education using the information infrastructure
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
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Greg Valiant , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: algorithms, learning, applied probability, and statistics; evolution and game theory
Research Areas:
Theory
Research Projects:
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Benjamin Van Roy , Associate Professor of Management Science & Engineering, of Electrical Engineering, and, by courtesy, of Computer Science
Research Focus: stochastic control, machine learning, economics and finance
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Blind Portfolio Auctions
Directed Regression
Learning and Earning: Dynamic Prici...
Learning to Optimize via Posterior ...
Reservoir Management Based on Appro...
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Brian Wandell , Isaac and Madeline Stein Family Professor
Research Focus: vision science, spanning topics from visual disorders, reading development in children, to digital imaging devices and algorithms for both magnetic resonance imaging and digital imaging
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
Automating the Design of Image Proc...
Scene3D: A Camera Simulation Pipeli...
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Ge Wang , Assistant Professor of CCRMA | Department of Music (also of Computer Science, by Courtesy)
Research Focus: computer music, programming language and interactive software design, mobile and social music, laptop orchestra, interaction design
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
ChucK: A Music Programming Language
Ocarina: Designing the iPhone's Mag...
SLOrk: Stanford Laptop Orchestra
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Tsachy Weissman , Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: information theory, statistical signal processing
Research Areas:
Information Systems
Research Projects:
A New Lossy Compressor for Quality ...
Efficient Similarity Queries via Lo...
Fast Retrieval from Compressed Coll...
Minimax Estimation of KL Divergence...
Multi-Version Coding in Distributed...
Universal Estimation of Directed In...
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Gordon Wetzstein , Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Computer Science
Research Focus: computer graphics, machine vision, optics, scientific computing, and perception
Research Areas:
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
Aperture-Interference Light Field (...
Diffraction-aware Light Field Photo...
Tackling the Vergence-Accommodation...
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Jennifer Widom , Fletcher Jones Professor and Department Chair, Computer Science
Research Focus: information management
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
3X: A Workbench for eXecuting eXplo...
DataMotion: Managing & analyzing la...
GPS: A Graph Processing System
TRIO: A System for Integrated Manag...
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Benard Widrow , Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: artificial neural networks, adaptive filters and antenna arrays
Research Areas:
Information Systems
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Gio Wiederhold , Professor of Computer Science, of Medicine and of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus
Research Focus: valuation of intangibles in software
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Research Projects:
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Ryan Williams , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: algorithms and complexity theory
Research Areas:
Theory
Research Projects:
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Virginia Vassilevska Williams , Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Research Focus: designing algorithms for shortest paths, pattern detection and other computational problems in graphs and matrices, and computational issues in social choice: when and how can one efficiently manipulate elections, tournaments and competitions, how to meas
Research Areas:
Theory
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Terry Winograd , Professor, Emeritus
Research Focus: human-computer interaction
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
Graphics/HCI
Research Projects:
Barriers and Facilitators of Person...
Interactive Workspaces Project
Tabletop Groupware
Teamspace: A collaborative work env...
Toward a Better Data Collection Too...
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Keith Winstein , Assistant Professor of Computer Science and, by courtesy, of Law
Research Focus: statistical and predictive apporaches to teach computers to design better network protocols and applications
Research Areas:
Computer Systems
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H.-S. Philip Wong , Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Focus: Nanoelectronics and Nanotechnology
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Research Projects:
Brain-Inspired Computing
Logic
Memory
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