In June, Google released its Classic Papers, "a collection of highly-cited papers in their area of research that have stood the test of time". For each area of research, Google looked at the most-cited articles that were published ten years earlier (i.e. 2006).
A few of these papers have a U of T computer science connection.
In the artificial intelligence category, top of the list is:
In the computational linguistics category, top of the list is:
In the computer graphics category, "Removing camera shake from a single photograph", ACM Transactions on Graphics, 2006, is ranked second.
Google's blog post is by Google software engineer and U of T computer science alumnus Sean Henderson.
With thanks to Lecturer Michael Guerzhoy for reporting these fun facts!