Impact of Higher Mathematics on the World Wide Web

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Presentation Syed Talat Fakhri, Chief Mathematician at MindValley, at the Malaysia.rb January 2008 Meetup.

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Impact of Higher Mathematics on the World Wide Web

  1. 1. Impact of Higher Mathematics on the World Wide Web Syed Talat Fakhri (M. Tech Mathematics & Computing- Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi) MindValley Labs 17 January 2008
  2. 2. “How to use Markov Chains to become a billionairequot;
  3. 3. quot;How the work of Andrei Markov 100 years ago made Larry Page and Sergei Brin super richquot;
  4. 4. Who the hell are Mathematicians? Bean counters??
  5. 5. What is Mathematics?
  6. 6. What is one of the biggest problem of the Internet? • Too much information • To be precise, too much noise and little information
  7. 7. How to get some order out of this chaos? • Some workarounds • Mashup. • Data Mining • Business intelligence • SAP acquires Business Object • Oracle acquires Hyperion • Efficient Frontier does strategic Bidding.
  8. 8. Support Vector Machines(SVM): • Performs Classification by constructing N-dimensional hyperplane that optimally separates the data into 2 categories.
  9. 9. Some general idea of SocialRank Algorithm • N-dimensional Hyperplane • Hidden Markov Models. • Natural Language Processing. • -+ some secret sauce. www.socialrank.com
  10. 10. Powerset (NLP) Intel(Evolutionary Algorithms) Merril Lynch (Algorithmic trading)
  11. 11. Game Development • Big opportunity for Indie Gamers. (eg: PyGames) •Casual Games (eg: Magesco(for Wii)
  12. 12. Mathematics applied to games
  13. 13. Thank You

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