Date Posted: 10/17/2014

Lars Backstrom (CUCS PhD '09) and Jon Kleinberg's relationship-partner identification algorithm is the subject of half a chapter in the new book Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking) by OkCupid's co-founder Christian Rudder.

Rudder's team also built an app implementing Backstrom and Kleinberg's algorithm using one's Facebook network; try it here