Portrait of Cynthia Dwork

Cynthia Dwork

Distinguished Scientist

About

Private data analysis, foundations of cryptography, combating spam, complexity theory, web search, voting theory, distributed computing, interconnection networks, algorithm design and analysis.

Projects

Learning Theory

Established: January 28, 2014

We work on questions motivated by machine learning, in particular from the theoretical and computational perspectives. Our goals are to mathematically understand the effectiveness of existing learning algorithms and to design new learning algorithms. We combine expertise from diverse fields…

Database Privacy

Established: November 24, 2003

Overview The problem of statistical disclosure control—revealing accurate statistics about a population while preserving the privacy of individuals—has a venerable history. An extensive literature spans multiple disciplines: statistics, theoretical computer science, security, and databases.  Nevertheless, despite this extensive literature, «privacy…

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