Stephen Macke

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Ph.D. Candidate
Database and Information Systems Laboratory
Department of Computer Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  smacke [AT] illinois [DOT] edu

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Curriculum Vitae


I'm a third-year Ph.D. student in the Data and Information Systems laboratory at UIUC, where I'm advised by Aditya Parameswaran. My research is broadly focused on improving interactivity of machine learning and other analytics tasks, facilitated via algorithms for more expressive queries, approximate query processing techniques, and novel system design. I'm very fortunate to have my graduate study funded by an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.


  • Gestalt: Holistic Optimization for Accelerating Iterative Machine Learning
    Doris Xin, Stephen Macke, Rong Ma, Litian Ma, Jialin Liu, Aditya Parameswaran
    In preparation.

  • Towards a Theory of Data-Diff: Optimal Synthesis of Succinct Data Modification Scripts
    Tana Wattanawaroon, Stephen Macke, Aditya Parameswaran
    In preparation.