I’m a third year graduate student at Lab for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) at MIT. I work with Prof. Guy Bresler on Applied Probability and Statistics.

I seek to solve theoretical machine learning problems([1]) using ideas from Probability Theory and Statistics and in the process, obtain novel insights into Probability Theory itself. I am currently devising methods to compare two different probability distributions over high dimensional spaces using associated Markov processes. I am also interested in understanding various local, randomized optimization algorithms.

Previously I was an undergraduate student at IIT Madras.

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Email:** dheeraj[at]mit[dot]edu

[1] “आकाशात् पतितं तोयं यथा गच्छति सागरम्”