Books

2009 to Present
  • Numerical Algorithms for Personalized Search in Large-Scale Self-Organizing Information Networks.- Princeton: Princeton University Press. October, 2010.

    Sepandar D. Kamvar

  • We Feel Fine: An Almanac of Human Emotion.- New York: Scribner. December, 2009.

    Sepandar D. Kamvar & Jonathan Harris

Papers

2001 to Present
  • The Jabberwocky Programming Environment for Structured Social Computing- Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, October, 2011

    Salman Ahmad, Alexis Battle, Zahan Malkani, and Sepandar D. Kamvar

  • We Feel Fine and Searching the Emotional Web- Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, February, 2011

    Sepandar D. Kamvar and Jonathan Harris

  • The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Social Search Engine- Proceedings of the Nineteenth International World Wide Web Conference, May, 2010

    Damon Horowitz and Sepandar D. Kamvar

  • The EigenTrust Algorithm for Reputation Management in P2P Networks- Proceedings of the Twelfth International World Wide Web Conference, May, 2003

    Sepandar D. Kamvar, Mario T. Schlosser, and Hector Garcia-Molina

  • Extrapolation Methods for Accelerating PageRank Computations- Proceedings of The Twelfth International World Wide Web Conference, May, 2003

    By Sepandar D. Kamvar, Taher H. Haveliwala, Christopher D. Manning, and Gene H. Golub

  • From Instance-level Constraints to Space-Level Constraints: Making the Most of Prior Knowledge in Data Clustering- Procedings of the Nineteenth International Conference on Machine Learning, July 2002

    By Dan Klein, Sepandar D. Kamvar, and Christopher D. Manning

  • Exploiting the Block Structure of the Web for Computing PageRank- Stanford University Technical Report, June, 2003

    By Sepandar D. Kamvar, Taher H. Haveliwala, Christopher D. Manning, and Gene H. Golub

  • The Second Eigenvalue of the Google Matrix- Stanford University Technical Report, June, 2003

    By Taher H. Haveliwala and Sepandar D. Kamvar

  • Simulating a File-Sharing P2P Network- First Workshop on Semantics in P2P and Grid Computing, December, 2002

    By Mario T. Schlosser, Tyson E. Condie, and Sepandar D. Kamvar

  • Adaptive Methods for the Computation of PageRank- Linear Algebra and its Applications, Special Issue on the Numerical Solution of Markov Chains, November, 2003

    By Sepandar D. Kamvar, Taher H. Haveliwala, and Gene H. Golub

  • Spectral Learning- Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, August 2003

    By Sepandar D. Kamvar, Dan Klein, and Christopher D. Manning

  • An Analytical Comparison of Approaches to Personalizing PageRank- Stanford University Technical Report, June, 2003

    By Taher H. Haveliwala, Sepandar D. Kamvar, and Glen Jeh

  • Incentives for Combatting Freeriding on P2P Networks- Euro-Par 2003, June, 2003

    By Sepandar D. Kamvar, Mario T. Schlosser, and Hector Garcia-Molina

  • Adaptive Peer-to-Peer topologies- Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing, 2004

    By Tyson Condie, Sepandar D. Kamvar, and Hector Garcia-Molina

  • Interpreting and Extending Classical Agglomerative Clustering Algorithms using a Model-Based Approach- Procedings of the Nineteenth International Conference on Machine Learning, July 2002

    By Sepandar D. Kamvar, Dan Klein, and Christopher D. Manning

  • Addressing the Non-Cooperation Problem in Competitive P2P Networks- First Workshop on Economics of P2P Systems, June, 2003

    By Beverly Yang, Sepandar D. Kamvar, and Hector Garcia-Molina

  • Peer-to-Peer Research at Stanford- ACM SIGMOD Record, September 2003

    Mayank Bawa, Brian F. Cooper, Arturo Crespo, Neil Daswani, Prasanna Ganesan, Hector Garcia-Molina, Sepandar D. Kamvar, Sergio Marti, Mario Schlosser, Qi Sun, Patrick Vinograd, Beverly Yang

  • Combining Heterogeneous Classifiers for Word-Sense Disambiguation- ACL-2002 Workshop on Word Sense Disambiguation, 2002

    Dan Klein, Kristina Toutanova, H. Tolga Ilhan, Sepandar D. Kamvar, and Christopher D. Manning

  • The Condition Number of the PageRank Problem- Stanford University Technical Report, June, 2003

    By Sepandar D. Kamvar and Taher H. Haveliwala

  • Computing PageRank Using Power Extrapolation- Stanford University Technical Report, July, 2003

    By Taher Haveliwala, Sepandar D. Kamvar, Dan Klein, Christopher Manning, and Gene Golub

  • Non-Cooperation in Competitive P2P Networks- Distributed Computing Systems, 2005

    By Beverly Yang, Tyson E. Condie, Sepandar D. Kamvar and Hector Garcia-Molina

  • An Oncology Patient Interface to Medline- Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2001

    By Elmer Bernstam, Sepandar D. Kamvar, Funda Meric, John Dugan, Steven Chizek, Chris Stave, Olga Troyanskaya, Jeffrey Chang, and Lawrence Fagan

  • Inducing Novel Gene-Drug Interactions from the Biomedical Literature- Stanford University Technical Report, December, 2002

    By Sepandar D. Kamvar, Diane E. Oliver, Christopher D. Manning, and Russ B. Altman

  • Medline IRaCS: An Information Retrieval and Clustering System for Genomic Knowledge Acquisition- Symposium on Biomedical Computation at Stanford, 2000

    By Sepandar D. Kamvar, Eldar Giladi, Jeanne Loring, and Mike Walker

Patents

2003 to Present
  • Customization of search results for search queries received from third party sites.- 7,565,630.

    Kamvar; Sepandar D. (San Francisco, CA), Haveliwala; Taher H. (Mountain View, CA), Jeh; Glen M. (San Francisco, CA)

  • Method for detecting link spam in hyperlinked databases.- 7,509,344.

    Kamvar; Sepandar D. (Palo Alto, CA), Haveliwala; Taher H. (Mountain View, CA), Jeh; Glen M. (San Francisco, CA)

  • Method and system for autocompletion using ranked results.- 7,487,145.

    Gibbs; Kevin A. (San Francisco, CA), Kamvar; Sepandar D. (Palo Alto, CA), Haveliwala; Taher H. (Mountain View, CA), Jeh; Glen M. (San Francisco, CA)

  • Query boosting based on classification.- 7,440,968.

    Oztekin; Bilgehan Uygar (Mountain View, CA), Kamvar; Sepandar D. (San Francisco, CA), Haveliwala; Taher H. (Mountain View, CA), Jeh; Glen (San Francisco, CA), Macduff; Tessa (Redwood City, CA)

  • Personalizing anchor text scores in a search engine.- 7,260,573.

    Jeh; Glen (San Francisco, CA), Haveliwala; Taher H. (Mountain View, CA), Kamvar; Sepandar D. (Palo Alto, CA)

  • Methods for ranking nodes in large directed graphs.- 7,216,123.

    Kamvar; Sepandar D. (Palo Alto, CA), Haveliwala; Taher H. (Mountain View, CA), Jeh; Glen (San Francisco, CA), Golub; Gene (Stanford, CA)

  • Adaptive computation of ranking.- 7,028,029.

    Kamvar; Sepandar D. (Palo Alto, CA), Haveliwala; Taher H. (Mountain View, CA), Golub; Gene H. (Stanford, CA)

  • Method for Detecting Link Spam in Hyperlinked Databases.- 20090282081.

    Kamvar; Sepandar D.; (Palo Alto, CA) ; Haveliwala; Taher H.; (Mountain View, CA) ; Jeh; Glen M.; (San Francisco, CA)

  • Reputation of an Author of Online Content.- 20090157667.

    Brougher; William C.; (Los Altos, CA) ; Stoll; Nathan; (San Francisco, CA) ; Kamvar; Sepandar D.; (San Francisco, CA) ; Dixon; Michael D.; (Palo Alto, CA)

  • Monetization of Online Content.- 20090157491.

    Brougher; William C.; (Los Altos, CA) ; Stoll; Nathan; (San Francisco, CA) ; Kamvar; Sepandar D.; (San Francisco, CA) ; Axe; Brian; (Portola Valley, CA) ; Oestlien; Christian; (San Francisco, CA)

  • Method and System for Autocompletion Using Ranked Results.- 20090119289.

    Gibbs; Kevin A.; (San Francisco, CA) ; Kamvar; Sepandar D.; (Palo Alto, CA) ; Haveliwala; Taher H.; (Mountain View, CA) ; Jeh; Glen M.; (San Francisco, CA)

  • Website flavored search.- 20070239680.

    Oztekin; Bilgehan Uygar; (Mountain View, CA) ; Klein; Adam J.; (San Francisco, CA) ; Haveliwala; Taher H.; (Fremont, CA) ; Jeh; Glen; (San Francisco, CA) ; Kamvar; Sepandar D.; (San Francisco, CA)

  • Anticipated query generation and processing in a search engine.- 20050283468.

    Kamvar, Sepandar D.; (Palo Alto, CA) ; Haveliwala, Taher H.; (Mountain View, CA) ; Jeh, Glen M.; (San Francisco, CA)

  • Results based personalization of advertisements in a search engine.- 20050222989.

    Haveliwala, Taher; (Mountain View, CA) ; Jeh, Glen M.; (San Francisco, CA) ; Kamvar, Sepandar D.; (San Francisco, CA)

  • Variable personalization of search results in a search engine.- 20050216434.

    Haveliwala, Taher H.; (Mountain View, CA) ; Jeh, Glen M.; (San Francisco, CA) ; Kamvar, Sepandar D.; (San Francisco, CA)

  • System and method for presenting multiple sets of search results for a single query.- 20050038775.

    Haveliwala, Taher; (Mountain View, CA) ; Jeh, Glen; (San Francisco, CA) ; Kamvar, Sepandar; (Palo Alto, CA)

  • Methods for ranking nodes in large directed graphs.- 20050033742.

    Kamvar, Sepandar D.; (Palo Alto, CA) ; Haveliwala, Taher H.; (Mountain View, CA) ; Jeh, Glen; (San Francisco, CA) ; Golub, Gene; (Stanford, CA)

  • Adaptive computation of ranking.- 20050027685.

    Kamvar, Sepandar D.; (Palo Alto, CA) ; Haveliwala, Taher H.; (Mountain View, CA)

Exhibitions

2008 to Present
  • Design Museum Holon- Holon, Israel

    Decode- 2011-2012

  • Adobe Museum of Digital Media- San Jose, California

    InForm- 2011

  • Gwangju Design Biennale- Gwangju, South Korea

    Design is Design is not Design- 2011

  • Pace Gallery- New York, New York

    Social Media- 2011

  • Garage Center for Contemporary Culture- Moscow, Russia

    Decode- 2011

  • Emily Davis Gallery- Akron, Ohio

    Collider 3- 2011

  • CAFA Art Museum- Beijing, China

    Decode- 2010

  • Victoria & Albert Museum- London, UK

    Decode- 2009-2010

  • Australian Centre for the Moving Image- Melbourne, Australia

    Screen Worlds- 2009-2010

    Permanent Collection

  • National Museum of Contemporary Art- Athens, Greece

    Tag Ties- 2009

  • Sundance Film Festival- Park City, Utah

    New Frontiers- 2009

  • Museum of Modern Art- New York, New York

    Design and the Elastic Mind- 2008

    Permanent Collection

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston- Houston, Texas

    Color into Light- 2008

    Permanent Collection

  • International Documentary Film Festival- Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    DocLab- 2008

Technical Advisory Boards

2004 to Present
  • Clever Sense- Mountain View, CA

    thecleversense.com- 2010-2011 (acquired by Google in 2011)

  • Loosecubes- New York, NY

    loosecubes.com- 2010-present

  • Etsy- New York, NY

    etsy.com- 2006-present

  • Aardvark- San Francisco, CA

    vark.com- 2007-2010 (acquired by Google 2010)

  • SimplyHired- Mountain View, CA

    simplyhired.com- 2005-present

  • NextBio- Cupertino, CA

    nextbio.com- 2006-present