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DEADLINE 30 May - Distributed Computing Summer School 2011, July 12-18, Moscow

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Post by sergio on Sun 29 May 2011, 16:49

Introduction
The Summer School in Distributed Computing will be held on July 12-18, 2011 in Moscow (Dolgoprudny), Russia. The school is co-organized by Yandex and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT). Yandex is the top search engine in Russia and the 6th most popular search engine in the world. MIPT is one of the best and world-known Russian technical universities.

About school
The school is a part of the Yandex Summer School Series (YSSS), started in 2010 with the Summer School in Machine Translation, and will be held annually. The mission of the series is to help social and professional networking among the best young talents in the areas of Computer Science and Software Engineering and foster collaborations between industry and academia. The primary purpose of the school is to educate students in different "hot" areas of the modern IT, with the help of leading researchers and engineers from the most innovative companies and universities.
This year's school is meant to introduce students to the concepts of Distributed Computing and its applications to different areas, as well as to highlight the next generation research directions. We will also provide a set of practical problems and the infrastructure to solve them on-site. The working languages of the school are English and Russian.

Offered courses
The Summer School in Distributed Computing will offer courses on such topics as scaling computation with MapReduce (Hadoop), computational load balancing, distributed web search and caching of web search results.

Target audience
The target audience of the school are undergraduate and post-graduate students. The organizers plan to select about 70 qualified and motivated participants.

The deadline for applications: 30 May 2011.

For further info please visit Summer School's website here

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