Public Lecture: “Bursts, Cascades, and Hot Spots: A Glimpse of Some On-Line Social Phenomena at Global Scales” by Jon Kleinberg

Part of the Workshop Mathematics of Social Learning
January 8, 2014

The Speaker

Jon Kleinberg is the Tisch University Professor of Computer Science and Information Jon KleinbergScience at Cornell, where his research focuses on the social and information networks that underpin the Web and other on-line media. He is the recipient of awards including a MacArthur Fellowship, the Nevanlinna Prize, the Lanchester Prize, the ACM SIGKDD Innovation Award, and the ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences, and he is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences.