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Microsoft Research Spelling Corrector Challenge

Microsoft is sponsoring the Speller Challange, a competition to create the best search query correction service. The contest started on Monday and will run until May 27th. It appears to be an initiative to spur use of its web n-gram service, which in… → Read More: Microsoft Research Spelling Corrector Challenge

Measuring Bias in "Organic" Web Search

By comparing results between leading search engines, we identify patterns in their algorithmic search listings. We find that each search engine favors its own services in that each search engine links to its own services more often than other search en… → Read More: Measuring Bias in "Organic" Web Search

Measuring Bias in "Organic" Web Search

By comparing results between leading search engines, we identify patterns in their algorithmic search listings. We find that each search engine favors its own services in that each search engine links to its own services more often than other search en… → Read More: Measuring Bias in "Organic" Web Search

Spokes

I enjoy other bloggers’ link aggregations, so I’ve decided to do my own.
Ben Edelman demonstrates that Google biases its search results towards its own services, even when other, lower-ranked links get more click-throughs — BenEdelman.
Strike one for pessimists! Ben Carterette and Ian Soboroff (SIGIR 2010; yes, six months old, but only just read) find [...] → Read More: Spokes

Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn

Do you love big data? Do you enjoy applying your skills in data mining, machine learning, information retrieval and data visualization? Are you a hands-on implementer who can turn your ideas into reality, whether in Java or Python? Are you turned on by NoSQL technologies like Hadoop, Pig, and Voldemort? And one last question…are looking for […] → Read More: Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn

Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn

Do you love big data? Do you enjoy applying your skills in data mining, machine learning, information retrieval and data visualization? Are you a hands-on implementer who can turn your ideas into reality, whether in Java or Python? Are you turned on by NoSQL technologies like Hadoop, Pig, and Voldemort? And one last question…are looking for […] → Read More: Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn

Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn

Do you love big data? Do you enjoy applying your skills in data mining, machine learning, information retrieval and data visualization? Are you a hands-on implementer who can turn your ideas into reality, whether in Java or Python? Are you turned on by NoSQL technologies like Hadoop, Pig, and Voldemort? And one last question…are looking for […] → Read More: Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn

Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn

Do you love big data? Do you enjoy applying your skills in data mining, machine learning, information retrieval and data visualization? Are you a hands-on implementer who can turn your ideas into reality, whether in Java or Python? Are you turned on by NoSQL technologies like Hadoop, Pig, and Voldemort? And one last question…are looking for […] → Read More: Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn

Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn

Do you love big data? Do you enjoy applying your skills in data mining, machine learning, information retrieval and data visualization? Are you a hands-on implementer who can turn your ideas into reality, whether in Java or Python? Are you turned on by NoSQL technologies like Hadoop, Pig, and Voldemort? And one last question…are looking for […] → Read More: Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn

Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn

Do you love big data? Do you enjoy applying your skills in data mining, machine learning, information retrieval and data visualization? Are you a hands-on implementer who can turn your ideas into reality, whether in Java or Python? Are you turned on by NoSQL technologies like Hadoop, Pig, and Voldemort? And one last question…are looking for […] → Read More: Internship Opportunities at LinkedIn