ESP Biography

RAHUL YESANTHARAO, MIT sophomore studying EECS and Mathematics.

Major: 6

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2021

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I like computers and thinking about what happens behind the scenes of the tools we use.

Past Classes

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Compression: A Deep Dive Into gzip in Splash 2018 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2018)
This course will be broken into three parts. First, we will cover the basics of information encoding and representation on computers. Second, we will learn about the basics of Huffman and LZW compression - two state of the art compression algorithms that allow us to compress any type of data. Finally, we will walk through the implementation of gzip, a standard file compression utility on GNU, and how your data is compressed on modern computers (think zip, winzip, 7zip, etc.).

Intro to ReactJS in Splash 2017 (Nov. 18 - 19, 2017)
Introduction to modern web development using ReactJS!