Special tribute session to Rajeev Motwani
On Sunday, August 23, there is an invited talk by Prabhakar Raghavan.
11h10am-12pm - Special tribute session to Rajeev Motwani
Prabhakar Raghavan is the head of Yahoo! Labs, and has been the head of Yahoo! Research since 2005. His research interests include text and web mining, and algorithm design. He is a consulting professor of Computer Science at Stanford University and editor-in-chief of the Journal of the ACM.
Prior to joining Yahoo!, he was the chief technology officer at Verity and has held a number of technical and managerial positions at IBM Research. Prabhakar received his PhD from Berkeley and is a fellow of the ACM and of the IEEE.