Tuesday, November 19, 20194:00PM - Tuesday, November 19, 20195:00PM
At Ruffner 356
Gil Kur is a second-year PhD student in the EECS department at MIT, and his advisor is Prof. Sasha Rakhlin. His main research interests lie in high-dimensional statistics, statistical learning theory and high-dimensional geometry, as well as the interconnections between these fields. He obtained his master's degree in pure mathematics and statistics from the Weizmann Institute of Science, and his first degree from Technion in pure mathematics. He also won the best master's thesis award on statistics in Israel.
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