I am a theory PhD student (since Jan 2011) at UT Austin. My adviser is Adam Klivans.
I graduated from IIT Kanpur in 2010, advised by Surender Baswana. Email: kothari AT cs.utexas.edu

Papers
Provable Submodular Minimization Using Wolfe's Algorithm ( with Deeparnab Chakrabarty and Prateek Jain )
(accepted for full oral presentation in) NIPS 2014

Agnostic Learning of Disjunctions on Symmetric Distributions (with Vitaly Feldman )
Arxiv 2014

Embedding Hard Learning Problems in Gaussian Space (with Adam Klivans)
RANDOM 2014

Nearly Tight Bounds for L_1 Approximating Self Bounding Functions (with Vitaly Feldman, Jan Vondrak)
Manuscript 2014

Testing Surface Area (with Ryan O'Donnell, Amir Nayerri and Chengang Wu)
SODA 2014

Learning Coverage Functions and Private Release of Marginals (with Vitaly Feldman)
COLT 2014

Representation, Approximation and Learning
of Submodular Functions Using Low-rank Decision Trees
(with Vitaly Feldman and Jan Vondrak)
COLT 2013

Constructing Hard Functions from Learning Algorithms (with Adam Klivans and Igor C. Oliveira)
CCC 2013

An Explicit VC-Theorem for Low-Degree Polynomials (with Eshan Chattopadhyay and Adam Klivans )
RANDOM 2012

Differentially Private Online Learning (with Prateek Jain and Abhradeep Guha Thakurta)
COLT 2012

Submodular Functions are Noise Stable (with Adam Klivans, Homin K Lee and Mahdi Cheraghchi)
SODA 2012

A Randomized Scheduler with Probabilistic Guarantees of Finding Bugs
(with Madan Musuvathi, Sebastian Burckhardt and Santosh Nagarakatte)
ASPLOS 2010