Faculty director, Lemelson-MIT Program
areas of expertise: theoretical computer science, complexity theory, algorithms, mathematical logic, combinatorics and graph theory
Michael Sipser is a theoretical computer scientist. He is head of the Department of Mathematics, a professor of applied mathematics, and a member of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
He is well known for his work on complexity theory, automata and language theory, and algorithms. He is the author of the widely used textbook Introduction to the Theory of Computation.
His published research spans several areas, including efficient error correcting codes, combinatorial algorithms, interactive proof systems, quantum computation and establishing the inherent computational difficulty of problems.
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