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Friday, September 15 • 10:30am - 11:10am
Learning-to-Rank with Apache Solr and Bees
Is "machine learning + open source search + social insects" a bit of a gamble for a talk topic? Absolutely, this conference is in Las Vegas after all!

Join Lucene/Solr committer and beekeeper Christine for an easy step-by-step walk through Apache Solr's Learning-to-Rank plug-in. No prior Solr or machine learning experience needed. We will index some bees, err, I mean honey and bee related tweets, and then use those documents to come up with different machine learnt re-ranking models to improve search results' relevance.

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Christine Poerschke

Software Developer, Bloomberg
Christine is a software developer in the UK. Originally from Germany, she joined Bloomberg in 2004 directly after BSc and PhD time at university and is currently part of the News Search Infrastructure team. Christine led the effort to integrate Bloomberg's multi-author Learning-to-Rank... Read More →

Friday September 15, 2017 10:30am - 11:10am
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