Constantinos Daskalakis

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Constantinos Daskalakis (Κωνσταντίνος Δασκαλάκης; born 29 April 1981) is a Greek theoretical computer scientist.wikipedia
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MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

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He is a professor at MIT's Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department and a member of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.

Nevanlinna Prize

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He was awarded the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize and the Grace Murray Hopper Award in 2018.

Varvakeio

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He attended Varvakeio High School, and completed his undergraduate studies in the National Technical University of Athens, where in 2004 he received his Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Grace Murray Hopper Award

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He was awarded the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize and the Grace Murray Hopper Award in 2018.

Crete

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His grandparents originated from Crete, where he summered as a child.

National Technical University of Athens

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He attended Varvakeio High School, and completed his undergraduate studies in the National Technical University of Athens, where in 2004 he received his Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Christos Papadimitriou

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He continued to study at University of California, Berkeley, where he received his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 2008 under the supervision of Christos Papadimitriou.

Theoretical computer science

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Constantinos Daskalakis (Κωνσταντίνος Δασκαλάκης; born 29 April 1981) is a Greek theoretical computer scientist.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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He is a professor at MIT's Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department and a member of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.

MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department

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He is a professor at MIT's Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department and a member of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.

Athens

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Daskalakis was born in Athens on 29 April 1981.

Amstrad CPC

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When Daskalakis was in third grade, his father bought an Amstrad CPC, which Daskalakis stayed up all night attempting to learn how it worked.

Stathis Zachos

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He completed his undergraduate thesis "On the Existence of Pure Nash Equilibria in Graphical Games with succinct description" under the supervision of Stathis Zachos.

University of California, Berkeley

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He continued to study at University of California, Berkeley, where he received his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 2008 under the supervision of Christos Papadimitriou.

Microsoft Research

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After attaining his Ph.D. he spent a year as a postdoctoral researcher in Jennifer Chayes's group at Microsoft Research, New England.

New England

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After attaining his Ph.D. he spent a year as a postdoctoral researcher in Jennifer Chayes's group at Microsoft Research, New England.

Theory of computation

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Daskalakis works on computation theory and its interface with game theory, economics, probability theory, statistics and machine learning.

Game theory

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Daskalakis works on computation theory and its interface with game theory, economics, probability theory, statistics and machine learning.

Economics

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Daskalakis works on computation theory and its interface with game theory, economics, probability theory, statistics and machine learning.

Statistics

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Daskalakis works on computation theory and its interface with game theory, economics, probability theory, statistics and machine learning.

Machine learning

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Daskalakis works on computation theory and its interface with game theory, economics, probability theory, statistics and machine learning.

Expectation–maximization algorithm

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He has resolved long-standing open problems about the computational complexity of the Nash equilibrium, the mathematical structure and computational complexity of multi-item auctions, and the behavior of machine-learning methods such as the expectation–maximization algorithm.

ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award

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His Ph.D. thesis was awarded the 2008 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award.

Association for Computing Machinery

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Constantinos Daskalakis won the 2008 Doctoral Dissertation Award from ACM (the Association for Computing Machinery) for advancing our understanding of behavior in complex networks of interacting individuals, such as those enabled and created by the Internet.