1. PLEASE NOTE THE VENUE:
New Lecture Hall, Smt Indrani Balan Science Activity Centre, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune 411008
DATE : 25 November 2018 (SUNDAY)
TIME : 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
SPEAKER : Prof M S Santhanam (IISER Pune)
Abstract of the talk "Web search : A random walk from Archie to Google":
Search engines have revolutionized the way we interact with the digital world. How do the search engines work and weave their magic ? This talk traces the history of search engines and their evolving algorithms, from the days of Archie and Yahoo to google. Along the way, we will learn many facts and figures, and also about how much of math and physics have played a role in these developments.
2. Directions to Venue: http://www.iiserpune.ac.in/useful-links/reaching-iiser
3. Registration is free and on a first-come-first-serve basis.
4. Age Group: Ideally Class 7 - 10. However, we welcome other students to attend.