Personalized Search

2002 - 2007

Numerical algorithms for scalably computing a customized ranking of the web for every search user.

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Social Data Mining

2005 - present

Data mining, information extraction, and data visualization systems for search and sentiment analysis on the social web.

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Social Search

2007 - present

Models in information retrieval that seek to find people, rather than documents, to answer a user's information need.

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Peer-to-Peer Search

2003 - 2005

Algorithms, social mechanisms, and peer-level protocols for information retrieval and management in distributed networks.

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Machine Learning

2001 - 2003

Probabilistic models for text mining and document clustering, and their implications towards search algorithms.

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About

Bio and Research Overview

Sep Kamvar is a professor at the MIT Media Lab.

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Teaching

My Teaching resources

CME 340: Computational Methods in Data Mining
CS 294H: Social Software

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Contact

My Email Address sdkamvar@mit.edu