I am Bhargav Kulkarni, a PhD student at the University of Utah since 2023. I am advised by Pavel Panchekha.

My goal is to make it easier for developers to write more correct and more robust code. To that end I have been currently working on sound attribution of floating point error in floating point programs. I am also currently contributing to the Herbie project.

Before joining the PhD program at the U, I got my bachelor’s in Computer Science from the Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences. There I worked with Prof. Anup Basil Mathew on adapting the Coq interactive theorem prover in an educational environment.

You can find ways to contact me here.

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Latest Blogpost - September 9, 2024 - More Blogposts

Floating-Point and Rounding ErrorFloating-point numbers are how we squeeze the infinite world of real numbers into a finite space on our computers. As programmers, we use them all the time to mimic real-world calculations, often without really thinking about the consequences of approximating infinite numbers with finite ones. This can lead to some pretty funny and unexpected situations.…