PEGASUS graph mining system wins ‘open source software’ award!

Posted: October 13, 2010 | Posted in Awards

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!