# Former members of the "Theory of Machine Learning" group

## PhD students and Postdocs

- Matthäus Kleindessner (PhD student, 2013 - 2017)
- Lennard Schulz (PhD student, 2016 - 2017)
- Tobias Lang (Postdoc, 2015)
- Morteza Alamgir (PhD student and postdoc, 2010 - 2015)
- Sven Kurras (PhD student, 2012 - 2015)
- Samory Kpotufe (Postdoc, 2011 - 2012)
- Agnes Radl (Postdoc, 2009 - 2011)
- Markus Maier (PhD student, 2006 - 2010)

## Long term visitors

- Cheng Tang (PhD student at George Washington University, Spring 2017)
- Rita Morisi (2015, PhD student, Institute of Advanced Studies in Lucca, Italy)
- Siavash Haghiri (2014, Master student, Sharif University, Iran)
- Antoine Channarond (2014, Postdoc at ENS Cachan, France)
- Yoshikazu Terada (2012-2013, PhD student at Osaka University, Japan)
- Dario Garcia (2010; PhD student at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)
- Samory Kpotufe (2010, PhD student at the University of California at San Diego)
- Sebastien Bubeck (2008, Master student at the Ecole normale superieure, France)
- Odalric-Ambrym Maillard (2008, Master student at the Ecole normale superieure, France)

## Undergraduate students (BSc and MSc thesis)

- Tobias Frangen (2018, MSc thesis in maths): Consistency of relative neighborhood classification rules
- Leena Chennuru Vankadara (2018, MSc thesis in CS): Metric Embeddings for Machine Learning
- Sascha Meyen (2016, MSc thesis in CS): Relation between classification accuracy and mutual information
- Kai Frederking (2015, BSc thesis in CS): The doubling dimension of geometric graphs
- Robert Kessler (2015, MSc thesis in CS): Using ordinal comparisons in gaming
- Mehdi Sajjadi (2015, MSc thesis in CS): Peer-grading algorithms: Mean estimator outperforms probabilistic models.
- Yuliia Orlova (2015, MSc thesis in maths): On the Power of Graph Kernels
- Longshan Sun (2015, MSc thesis in CS): Algorithms for peer grading
- Jonas Häring (2015, BSc thesis in maths): Comparing expander graphs to graphs with a low doubling dimension
- Alexis Engelke (2015, BSc thesis in CS): Dynamic streaming algorithms for graph partitioning
- Sundus Israr (2014, MSc thesis in maths): Graph kernels for brain networks
- Julian Busch (2013, BSc thesis in CS): A randomized algorithm for balanced mincuts
- Rolf Köhler (2010, MSc thesis in maths): Detecting the mincut in very sparse random graphs
- Philipp Drewe (2009, MSc thesis in maths): Hierarchical clustering and density estimation based on kNN graphs
- Stephanie Jegelka (2008, MSc thesis in CS): Statistical learning theory approaches to clustering