Aaron Schild

Email: aschild at uw dot edu

I am a postdoc at the University of Washington. I was fortunate to be co-advised by Satish Rao and Nikhil Srivastava as a PhD student at the University of California, Berkeley. My research interests lie in the theory of algorithms, especially in planar graph algorithms and algorithms using spectral graph theory.


Improved Distributed Approximation to Maximum Independent Set
Ken-ichi Kawarabayashi, Seri Khoury, Aaron Schild, and Gregory Schwartzman.

Network design for s-t effective resistance
Pak Hay Chan, Lap Chi Lau, Aaron Schild, Sam Chiu-wai Wong, and Hong Zhou.

A PTAS for Bounded-Capacity Vehicle Routing in Planar Graphs
Amariah Becker, Philip Klein, and Aaron Schild.
WADS 2019.

Embedding Planar Graphs into Low-Treewidth Graphs with Applications to Efficient Approximation Schemes for Metric Problems
Eli Fox-Epstein, Philip Klein, and Aaron Schild.
SODA 2019.

Semi-Online Bipartite Matching
Ravi Kumar, Manish Purohit, Aaron Schild, Zoya Svitkina, and Erik Vee.
ITCS 2019.
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A Schur Complement Cheeger Inequality
Aaron Schild.
ITCS 2019.
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Spectral Subspace Sparsification
Huan Li and Aaron Schild.
FOCS 2018.
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An almost-linear time algorithm for uniform random spanning tree generation
Aaron Schild.
STOC 2018 Best Student Paper.
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Localization of Electrical Flows
Aaron Schild, Satish Rao, and Nikhil Srivastava.
SODA 2018.
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Sandpile prediction on a tree in near linear time
Akshay Ramachandran and Aaron Schild.
SODA 2017.
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On Balanced Separators in Road Networks
Aaron Schild and Christian Sommer.
SEA 2015.
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Interdiction Problems on Planar Graphs
Feng Pan and Aaron Schild.
APPROX 2013 and Discrete Applied Mathematics.
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