Have you ever wanted to see what interests Google employees? Now you can. Google has combined research written by Googlers in Papers Written by Googlers. Currently, there are a variety of sections that are broken down into the following:
- Algorithms and Theory
- Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining
- Audio, Video, and Image Processing
- Distributed Systems and Parallel Computing
- Human-Computer Interaction
- Hypertext and the Web
- Information Retrieval
- Machine Learning
- Natural Language Processing
- Operating Systems
- Security, Cryptography, and Privacy
- Software Engineering
Pretty heavy duty stuff and very computer-science oriented.
For search enthusiasts, tedster has found two really great papers entitled Finding Near-Duplicate Web Pages: A Large-Scale Evaluation of Algorithms by Monika Henzinger and Structured Models for Fine-to-Coarse Sentiment Analysis by Ryan McDonald et al. Ted believes that these two papers can shape the future of search, especially the latter one which deals with semantic processing.
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