How Does Google Google? The Math Behind the Internet
Speaker: Margot Gerritsen (Stanford)
5pm, Science B Room 103, University of Calgary
University of Calgary
We all Google. You may even have found this talk by Googling. What you may not know is that behind the Google’s and other search engines is beautiful and elegant mathematics. In this talk, I will try to explain the workings of page ranking and search engines using only rusty calculus.