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I'm Kishen

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I'm a senior undergraduate at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar doing my majors in Computer Science and Engineering.

I enjoy Mathematics (especially Combinatorics and Discrete Mathematics) and love the art of solving problems using Algorithms. I'm broadly interested in the design and analysis of algorithms and theoretical computer science. Check out my research work here.

I enjoy music, good food, reading fiction and solving puzzles. I like sport programming a lot and have represented my Institute at ICPC Regionals '19.

Recent Research Work

Improved FPT Algorithms for Deletion to Forest-like Structures

Co-authored by: Aditya Lonkar, Fahad Panolan, Vraj Patel, Saket Saurabh

Under Review - 31st International Symposium On Algorithms And Computation (ISAAC), 2020

A Parameterized Perspective on Attacking and Defending Elections

Co-authored by: Neeldhara Misra, Vraj Patel

Accepted - 31st International Workshop on Combinatorial Algorithms (IWOCA), 2020

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Latest Projects

Survey on Matching in the Graph-Stream Model

A Survey on Algorithms for the Maximum Matching Problem in the Semi-Streaming Model.

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MiniNim

A High-Level Programming Language inspired from Nim.

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An Intro to RSA Cryptosystem

An introductory survey of the RSA Cryptosystem and some of its attacks.

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