This lecture series honors our former colleague with speakers who similarly are innovators in their fields. It is brought to you with the support of Amit Singhal, PhD '97.

Gerard Salton (1927- 1995)


A towering figure in the field of information retrieval, Gerard Salton synthesized ideas from mathematics, statistics, and natural language processing to create a scientific basis for extracting semantics from word frequency. The impact of his contribution is profound - five textbooks, over 150 research papers, and dozens of Ph.D. students. The modern information science research scene, with its terabyte databases, Web, and related technologies, owes a great deal to Gerry's pioneering efforts.

Tuesday 02.07.12

Speaker: Tom Mitchell (Carnegie Mellon University)

Thursday 10.18.12

Speaker: Larry Peterson (Princeton)

Thursday 10.25.12

Speaker: Fernando Pereira (Google)

 

All lectures are presented in B17 Upson Hall, Cornell University.

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