Bernhard Haeupler Wins STOC Best Paper Award 2011


April 30, 2011

Bernhard Haeupler, a PhD student in CSAIL’s Theory of Computation group and one of Kelner’s advisees, has been awarded the Danny Lewin Best Student Paper Award at STOC. Haeupler was honored for his paper “Analyzing Network Coding Gossip Made Easy.” Haeupler’s work presents a new technique for analyzing the stopping time of gossip protocols based on random linear network coding (RLNC). The Danny Lewin Best Student Paper Award is presented to one student each year at STOC. The prize comes with a $500 award for the author. Previous recipients include CSAIL Associate Professor Scott Aaronson and Kelner. For more on Haeupler’s work, visit http://people.csail.mit.edu/haeupler/. Read the original article here.

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