Industrial Talk from Radu Jurca
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Dr. Radu Jurca obtained the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) in 2007. His work on feedback and reputation mechanisms was awarded the Victor Lesser Distinguished Dissertation Award (2008) and EPFL’s Best Thesis Award (2008). Dr. Jurca later joined Google’s engineering center in Zurich, where for the last 3 years he worked on algorithms and systems aimed to improve the quality of results for geographic queries.