Computational Perspectives on Social Phenomena at Global Scales

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES

Computational Perspectives on Social Phenomena at Global Scales

Jon Kleinberg
Cornell University

Thursday, November 6, 2014 (Tentative)
3:00pm, Ryerson 251

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Jon Kleinberg is the Tisch University Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University. He is well known for his work in network theory, for which he has won numerous awards, including a Nevanlinna Prize, MacArthur, Sloan, and Packard Fellowships, and a Simons Investigator Award. He is a member of the National Academy of Science, the National Academy of Engineering, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is co-author with David Easley of “Networks, Crowds, and Markets: Reasoning About a Highly Connected World.”


Host: László Babai

Co-sponsors: Argonne National Laboratory
Computation Institute
The Chicago Center for the Theory of Computing and Allied Areas

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