Saturday, February 11, 2012

List of Best Paper Awards in Computer Science

(seen this in my social graph of friends)


Microsoft Research is the Top Institution.

Institutions with Best Papers
Microsoft Research22.9
Carnegie Mellon University20.8
Stanford University19.8
University of Washington19.0
Massachusetts Institute of Technology15.3
University of California Berkeley13.5
Cornell University10.9
University of Toronto10.4
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign9.3
University of British Columbia8.8
University of Texas at Austin8.4
IBM Research8.0
University of Oxford6.2
Georgia Institute of Technology5.8
University of Maryland4.8
AT&T Laboratories4.8
Weizmann Institute of Science4.5
Yahoo! Research4.4
McGill University4.4
University of California San Diego4.1
University of California Irvine4.0
Rice University3.5
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne3.5
Princeton University3.4
University of Massachusetts Amherst3.4
Brown University3.3
Bell Labs3.3
Columbia University3.1
University of Michigan3.0
University of Alberta3.0
Hewlett-Packard Labs3.0
ETH Zurich2.8
University of Wisconsin2.7
Max Planck Institut2.6
Ohio State University2.4
University of Nottingham2.4
Duke University2.3
University of Pennsylvania2.3
Université Paris-Sud2.1
Tel-Aviv University2.1
Saarland University2.1
National University of Singapore2.0
Polytechnic Institute of New York University2.0
University College London2.0
University of Cambridge2.0
Universidade Técnica de Lisboa2.0
Indiana University at Bloomington2.0
DePaul University2.0
BBN Technologies2.0
NASA Ames Research Center2.0
NEC Labs America2.0

Monday, February 6, 2012

order by RAND()

mysql allows to perform an "order by rand()" any idea of how this can be useful?