Weekend Reading: Academic Papers by Googlers

Apr 25, 2008 • 9:54 am | comments (0) by | Filed Under Other Google Topics

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
  • Education
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Hypertext and the Web
  • Information Retrieval
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Operating Systems
  • Science
  • 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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