CMS/PIMS/IAM Public Lecture: Margot Gerritsen

  • Date: 01/14/2013
Margot Gerritsen, Stanford

University of British Columbia


How does Google google?  The math behind the internet



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

A video of this event is available on

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Location: LSK Room 460, 6356 Agricultural Road 


This is part of the Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013 initiative.