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Dylan Foster

Postdoctoral Associate, MIFODS

Dylan Foster is a postdoctoral researcher at the MIT Institute for Foundations of Data Science. In 2018 he received his PhD in computer science at Cornell University, advised by Karthik Sridharan. His research focuses on theory for machine learning in real-world settings. He is particularly interested in all aspects of generalization theory, particularly as it applies to deep learning, non-convex optimization, and interactive learning problems including online and bandit learning. Dylan previously received his BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from USC in 2014. He has received awards including the NDSEG PhD fellowship, Facebook PhD fellowship, and best student paper award at COLT.


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