PEGASUS graph mining system wins ‘open source software’ award!
SCS team wins 3rd position (silver prize) in the Open Source Software World Challenge 2010, among 26 competing submissions. The team consists of graduate SCS students Mr. U Kang and Mr. Polo Chau, and advisor Christos Faloutsos,
with several more contributors, listed on the project web site.
The award includes $2000, plus travel expenses to accept the prize.
The PEGASUS system is able to mine billion-node graphs, using parallelism and specifically, ‘hadoop’. Code, documentation, instructions video and related papers are on the web site.
Congratulations U and Polo!