Summary: David Crandall is an Assistant Professor in the School of Informatics and
Computing at Indiana University, where he is a member of the programs in
Informatics, Computer Science, and Cognitive Science, and of the Center for
Complex Networks and Systems Research. He received the Ph.D. in computer
science from Cornell University in 2008 and the M.S. and B.S. degrees in computer
science and engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 2001. He was a
Postdoctoral Research Associate at Cornell from 2008-2010, and a Senior Research
Scientist with Eastman Kodak Company from 2001-2003.
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May 10, 2011 | 12:00 to 01:00 P | Chambers Hall, Lower Level | 600 Foster Street
Refreshments served at 11:30 A
Studying the world and human activity by mining photo-sharing websites
The popularity of photo-sharing websites has created immense collections of
images online, with Flickr and Facebook alone hosting over 50 billion images.
Each of these photos is an observation of what a small part of the world looked
like at a particular point in time and space, as well as a record of where its
photographer was and what he or she was paying attention to. When aggregated