Carnegie Mellon University

Luis von Ahn

Luis von Ahn

Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department

Bio

Luis von Ahn's research interests include novel techniques for utilizing the computational abilities of humans, such as games in which people collectively solve large-scale problems that computers cannot yet solve; human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, and the difference in computational abilities between humans and computers (e.g., http://www.captcha.net); theoretical cryptography and security, and computer science theory in general.

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