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Associate Professor Nir Ailon

Counselor for students in poor academic standing and for CS and Mathematics track

Contact information
Office Hours:
Tuesday, 14:30-15:30
Research interests
Machine Learning and Statistics, Combinatorial Optimization and Approximation Algorithms, Algorithmic Dimension Reduction and Applications, Complexity.
Selected publications
  • Nir Ailon.
    Aggregation of Partial Rankings, {\it }-Ratings and Top-{\it } Lists.
    Algorithmica, 57(2):284-300, 2010 [bibtex]
  • Nir Ailon and Bernard Chazelle.
    Faster dimension reduction.
    Commun. ACM, 53(2):97-104, 2010 [bibtex]
  • Nir Ailon, Bernard Chazelle, Kenneth L. Clarkson, Ding Liu, Wolfgang Mulzer and C. Seshadhri.
    Self-Improving Algorithms.
    CoRR, abs/0907.0884, 2009 [bibtex]
  • Nir Ailon and Edo Liberty.
    Fast Dimension Reduction Using Rademacher Series on Dual BCH Codes.
    Discrete {\&} Computational Geometry, 42(4):615-630, 2009 [bibtex]
  • Nir Ailon, Bernard Chazelle, Seshadhri Comandur and Ding Liu.
    Property-Preserving Data Reconstruction.
    Algorithmica, 51(2):160-182, 2008 [bibtex]
  • Nir Ailon, Moses Charikar and Alantha Newman.
    Aggregating inconsistent information: Ranking and clustering.
    J. ACM, 55(5), 2008 [bibtex]
  • Nir Ailon and Mehryar Mohri.
    An efficient reduction of ranking to classification.
    CoRR, abs/0710.2889, 2007 [bibtex]
  • Nir Ailon and Noga Alon.
    Hardness of fully dense problems.
    Inf. Comput., 205(8):1117-1129, 2007 [bibtex]
  • Nir Ailon, Bernard Chazelle, Seshadhri Comandur and Ding Liu.
    Estimating the distance to a monotone function.
    Random Struct. Algorithms, 31(3):371-383, 2007 [bibtex]
  • Nir Ailon and Bernard Chazelle.
    Information theory in property testing and monotonicity testing in higher dimension.
    Inf. Comput., 204(11):1704-1717, 2006 [bibtex]
  • Nir Ailon and Bernard Chazelle.
    Lower bounds for linear degeneracy testing.
    J. ACM, 52(2):157-171, 2005 [bibtex]
  • Nir Ailon and Bernard Chazelle.
    The Fast Johnson--Lindenstrauss Transform and Approximate Nearest Neighbors.
    SIAM J. Comput., 39(1):302-322, 2009 [bibtex]
  • Nir Ailon and Moses Charikar.
    Fitting tree metrics: Hierarchical clustering and Phylogeny.
    In FOCS, 73-82, 2005 [bibtex]
  • Nir Ailon and Edo Liberty.
    Correlation Clustering Revisited: The ``True`` Cost of Error Minimization Problems.
    In ICALP, 24-36, 2009 [bibtex]
  • Edo Liberty, Nir Ailon and Amit Singer.
    Dense Fast Random Projections and Lean Walsh Transforms.
    In APPROX-RANDOM, 512-522, 2008 [bibtex]