Rahul Anand

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Location and its corollary, distance, are critical concepts in social computing. Recommender systems that incorporate location have generally assumed that the utility of location-awareness monotonically decreases as entities get farther apart. However, it is well known in geography that places that are distant " as the crow flies " can be more similar and(More)
1 The " tapering talk " starting on May 22, 2013, when Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke first spoke of the possibility of the U.S. central bank reducing its security purchases, had a sharp negative impact on emerging markets. India was among those hardest hit. The rupee depreciated by 18 percent at one point, causing concerns that the country was(More)
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