About the Author
R. Ravi is Carnegie Bosch Professor of Operations Research and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Ravi's main research interests are in combinatorial optimization (particularly in approximation algorithms), computational molecular biology and electronic commerce. He is currently on the editorial boards of Management Science and the ACM Transactions on Algorithms.
Mohit Singh is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science, McGill University. He completed his Ph.D. in 2008 at the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, where his advisor was Professor R. Ravi. His thesis was awarded the Tucker prize by the Mathematical Programming Society. His research interests include approximation algorithms, combinatorial optimization and studying models that deal with uncertainty in data.