Human Ingenuity

Screenshot of the paper describing PageRank, the algorithm/model (to be discussed:algorithm v. model) that underlies Google, developed by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were graduate students at Stanford.


Read the full paper here: http://ilpubs.stanford.edu:8090/422/1/1999-66.pdf
Presented, in part, as inspiration: observe the elegance and simplicity of the model; the deep insight that solved a problem as massive as ranking sites on the web with a solution involving eigenvectors. Presented, also, for the student discussion on Anderson’s article.

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  1. […] Machine Learning, it’s about Being Human. Evidence of this permeates my posts(the profiles,Human Ingenuity), and is what allows me to interpret meaning in user-level data. But for another twist on this, let […]

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