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Computational Perspectives on Social Phenomena at Global Scales

Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dr. Jon Kleinberg, February 26-27, 2013

Jon Kleinberg is the Tisch University Professor in the Departments of Computer Science and Information Science at Cornell University. His research focuses on issues at the interface of networks and information, with an emphasis on the social and information networks that underpin the Web and other on- line media. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; among other recognitions, he has received MacArthur, Packard, and Sloan Foundation Fellowships, a Simons Investigator Award, the ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences, and the Nevanlinna Prize from the International Mathematical Union.