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School of Engineering

Roni Khardon

Professor
Computer Science

Roni Khardon

Professor
Computer Science

Phone 617-627-5290
Halligan Hall, Room 230
161 College Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
graphical models and their applications, on-line algorithms in machine learning, learning and acting in complex environments
Education: 
Ph.D., Computer Science, Harvard University, 1996
M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 1992
B.S., Computer Science, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 1988
Professional Experience: 
2012-present:

Professor, Department of Computer Science, Tufts School of Engineering

2014:

Visiting Professor, Trinity College Dublin

2006-2012:

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Tufts School of Engineering

2000-2006:

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Tufts School of Engineering

1997-2000:

Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

1996-1997:

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

Research Interests: 

Roni Khardon's interests are in the areas of machine learning and data mining, artificial intelligence, and efficient algorithms, and his research explores theoretical questions, empirical questions, and applications. Most recently, his work has focused on problems in graphical models and their applications, on-line algorithms in machine learning , and learning and acting in complex environments.

Selected Professional Activities: 
2013-present: Associate Editor, Artificial Intelligence Journal
2011-present: Associate Editor, Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research
2006-present: Associate Editor, Machine Learning Journal
Teaching/Courses Taught: 
COMP-0135: Introduction to Machine Learning
COMP-0136: Statistical Pattern Recognition
COMP-0236: Computational Learning Theory
COMP-0250-MLS: Machine Learning Seminar
COMP-0150-AML: Learning, Planning, and Acting in Complex Environments