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Rolf Nevanlinna Prize 2006

The Nevanlinna Prize was given to the recipient by King Juan Carlos of Spain. 
Margaret Wright, chair of the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize Committee, announced the winner.

John Kleinberg

Jon Kleinberg

For deep, creative and insightful contributions to the mathematical theory of the global information environment, including
the influential “hubs and authorities” algorithm;
methods for discovering short chains in large social networks;
techniques for modeling, identifying and analyzing bursts in data streams;
theoretical models of community growth in social networks; and
contributions to the mathematical theory of clustering.