Lars Rohwedder, ph.D.

About me

I work as a postdoctoral researcher in theoretical computer science. I am excited to be part of Ola Svensson’s group at EPFL, Lausanne (Switzerland). Before that I have received my Ph.D. in computer science at CAU, Kiel (Germany) where I was adviced by Klaus Jansen. I am alumni of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German Academic Scholarship Foundation). Recently I have served in the program committee of WAOA’20.

In my personal life, I’m married and I have two dogs and two cats. Some of my hobbies can be seen in the gallery below.

You can find my CV here.
Wedding

My wife Faiza and I have married in fall 2019.

Beer brewing

One of my hobbies is to brew my own beer.

Winter sports

I'm a big fan of winter sports, in particular, of snowboarding.

The dogs

Doing dog things on Gornergrat.

Research Interests

My research focuses mostly on algorithms in theoretical computer science. I am interested in combinatorial optimization, approximative and parameterized algorithms. Most of my work is connected to scheduling and (integer) linear programming.

Publications

You can also find a list of my publications on Google Scholar or on DBLP.
A (2+eps)-approximation algorithm for preemptive weighted flow time on a single machine
Lars Rohwedder, Andreas Wiese - manuscript
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The Submodular Santa Claus Problem in the Restricted Assignment Case
Etienne Bamas, Paritosh Garg, Lars Rohwedder - manuscript
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Learning Augmented Energy Minimization via Speed Scaling
Etienne Bamas, Andreas Maggiori, Lars Rohwedder, Ola Svensson - NeurIPS'20
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Block-Structured Integer and Linear Programming in Strongly Polynomial and Near Linear Time
Jana Cslovjecsek, Friedrich Eisenbrand, Christoph Hunkenschröder, Lars Rohwedder, Robert Weismantel - SODA'21
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Additive Approximation Schemes for Load Balancing Problems
Moritz Buchem, Lars Rohwedder, Tjark Vredeveld, Andreas Wiese - manuscript
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Robust Algorithms under Adversarial Injections
Paritosh Garg, Sagar Kale, Lars Rohwedder, Ola Svensson - ICALP'20
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Algorithms for Integer Programming and Allocation
Lars Rohwedder - Ph.D. thesis
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Near-Linear Time Algorithm for n-fold ILPs via Color Coding
Klaus Jansen, Alexandra Lassota, Lars Rohwedder - ICALP'19 / SIAM J. Discrete Math'20
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Local Search Breaks 1.75 for Graph Balancing
Klaus Jansen, Lars Rohwedder - ICALP'19
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Approximation Results for Makespan Minimization with Budgeted Uncertainty
Marin Bougeret, Klaus Jansen, Michael Poss, Lars Rohwedder - WAOA'19
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Online Bin Covering with Limited Migration
Sebastian Berndt, Leah Epstein, Klaus Jansen, Asaf Levin, Marten Maack, Lars Rohwedder - ESA'19
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On Integer Programming, Discrepancy, and Convolution
Klaus Jansen, Lars Rohwedder - ITCS'18
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A Note on the Integrality Gap of the Configuration LP for Restricted Santa Claus
Klaus Jansen, Lars Rohwedder - Inf. Process. Lett.'20
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Compact LP Relaxations for Allocation Problems
Klaus Jansen, Lars Rohwedder - SOSA'18
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A Quasi-Polynomial Approximation for the Restricted Assignment Problem
Klaus Jansen, Lars Rohwedder - IPCO'17 / SIAM J. Comput.'20
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Structured Instances of Restricted Assignment with Two Processing Times
Klaus Jansen, Lars Rohwedder - CALDAM'17
On the Configuration-LP of the Restricted Assignment Problem
Klaus Jansen, Lars Rohwedder - SODA'17 -

Superseded by ``A Quasi-Polynomial Approximation for the Restricted Assignment Problem''

Teaching

Approximation algorithms Sommer 2019 Teaching Assistant
Introduction to operations research Winter 2018/19 Teaching Assistant
Efficient algorithms Sommer 2018 Teaching Assistant
Introduction to operations research Winter 2017/18 Teaching Assistant
Efficient algorithms Sommer 2017 Teaching Assistant
Introduction to operations research Winter 2016/17 Teaching Assistant
Efficient algorithms Sommer 2016 Teaching Assistant
Theoretical computer science Winter 2013/14 Teaching Assistant
Software engineering Winter 2012/13 Teaching Assistant
Algorithms and data structures Sommer 2012 Teaching Assistant

Contact

Office
EPFL
INJ 131 (Bâtiment INJ)
Station 14
CH-1015 Lausanne
Phone
+41 21 693 5219
Email
contact at larsrohwedder dot com