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Sampath Kannan

Henry Salvatori Professor and Department Chair, Computer and Information Science at University of Pennsylvania

About Me

Sampath is the Henry Salvatori Professor and Department Chair in the Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania. Sampath's research spans several subfields in algorithms. In his work on massive data set algorithms, Sampath explores what can be computed efficiently, and what is not computable. He is also interested in program checking, a paradigm for ensuring the correctness of a program by observing its behavior at run-time, and in algorithmic problems in computational biology, particularly the problem of reconstructing the evolutionary history of a set of species from phenotypic and molecular sequence observations.

Courses and Programs taught by Sampath Kannan

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