Theory of Computation
The Theory Group at the University of Michigan conducts research, using the emphasis on mathematical technique and rigor typical of theoretical computer science, across many areas such as combinatorial optimization, data structures, cryptography, quantum computation, parallel and distributed computation, algorithmic game theory, graph theory, geometry, combinatorics, and energy efficiency. We investigate the value
of tradeoffs among fundamental resources such as
running time, storage space, randomness, communication,
and energy, in both the classical and quantum
Theory faculty and students work with others from the division, as well as faculty from Mathematics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial and Operations Engineering, Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Science, and elsewhere in the University.
Design and Analysis of Algorithms
Optimizing Energy Consumption
Parallel and Distributed Computation
Quantum Information Processing
The Intersection of Computer Science and Economics
Related LinksCenter for Space Environment Modeling
Quantum Circuits Group
Software Systems Laboratory
Theory of Computation Lab
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