Event Detail

Event Type: 
Department Colloquium
Date/Time: 
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 09:00 to 10:00
Location: 
Kidder 350

Speaker Info

Institution: 
Stanford University, Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering
Abstract: 

We all Google. You may even have found this talk by Googling. What you may not know is that behind the Google?s and other search engines is beautiful and elegant mathematics. In this talk, I will try to explain the workings of page ranking and search engines using only rusty calculus.