Yahoo Labs brought the brightest minds to campus in 2009 with talks ranging from global climate change, to determining when someone is bluffing and calculating the largest prime number found to-date.
Check out the exciting year ahead for the Yahoo Labs Big Thinkers Series.
February 23, 2010
Richard Thaler, Professor, University of Chicago
Professor Ronald Graham came to the Yahoo Labs campus in Santa Clara recently to demonstrate how modern computers have impacted mathematics through numerous examples from the field
Yahoo Labs outperformed its previous year’s presence, taking the awards for best paper, best student paper, and runner-up student paper out of a record 30 accepted papers.
Distributing a search engine's index around the world could make it faster and more efficient, researchers say.
Back in July, I posted here about the $1 million Netflix Prize and the amazing accomplishment of one of our senior research scientists, Yehuda Koren. At the time, Yehuda and a team
Yahoo Labs had a prominent presence at the 2009 ACM International Conference on Multimedia held on October 19 -23, 2009 in Beijing, China.
With 30 accepted papers Yahoo leads the program of full and short papers being presented at The 18th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management on November 2-6, 2009 in Hong Kong.
Fast Shortest Path Distance Estimation in Large Networks
Originally published in the San Jose Mercury News
September 22, 2009
by Mike Swift
When Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz announced a $100 million global brand campaign in New York Tuesday as the company launched its new Internet search "experience," research scientists like Preston McAfee, Duncan Watts and David Reiley were not in the spotlight.
The first week of September witnessed the meeting of great minds as Yahoo Academic Relations hosted its first Key Scientific Challenges (KSC) Graduate Student Summit at its Sunnyvale campus.