Sunday, June 07, 2009

Remembering Rajeev Motwani

Silicon Valley mourns the death of Stanford Professor Rajeev Motwani.

his legacy and personality lives on in the students, projects, and companies he has touched. Today, whenever you use a piece of technology, there is a good chance a little bit of Rajeev Motwani is behind it" - says Google's Sergey Brin.

I have admired him ever since I first read about him in David Vise' "The Google Story". The paper "What can you do with a Web in your Pocket" co-authored by Motwani has one of the early mentions of PageRank technique. His other works can be found at
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