machine learning Articles

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    Behind "Big Data" and "AI": Elements of Modern Data Science

    April 5, 2018

    I’m sure everyone who has been following tech industry news knows about “big data” and “AI.” Although there is no industry-consistent definition for either term, most people tend to agree that both have been playing more and more important roles lately, and that we need to know and leverage them better in both our personal and professional lives. But wouldn’t it...

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    The Statistical Modeling System Powering LinkedIn Salary

    December 19, 2017

    Co-authors: Krishnaram Kenthapadi, Stuart Ambler, Xi Chen, Yiqun Liu, Liang Zhang, and Deepak Agarwal Introduction For most job seekers, salary (or, more broadly, compensation) is a crucial consideration in choosing a new job opportunity. Indeed, more candidates (74%) want to see salary information compared to any other feature in a job posting, according to a...

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    Building Smart Replies for Member Messages

    October 24, 2017

    Primary authors: Jeff Pasternack (Machine Learning), Nimesh Chakravarthi (Product Engineering) Coauthors: Adam Leon, Nandeesh Rajashekar, Birjodh Tiwana, Bing Zhao Introduction Communication on the world’s largest professional network is integral to its success. At LinkedIn Messaging, we are working hard to bring value to our members by providing innovative...

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    Serving Top Comments in Professional Social Networks

    September 20, 2017

    Co-authors: Divye Kapoor, Zheng Li, and Pujita Mathur Introduction As a professional social network serving more than 500 million...

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    Scaling Contextual Conversation Suggestions Over 500...

    August 14, 2017

    Co-authors: Haiyang Liu, Siva Sooriyan, Birjodh Tiwana, Kinjal Basu, and Shaunak Chatterjee   LinkedIn Messaging is our conversation...

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    Managing "Exploding" Big Data

    June 15, 2017

    What is the shape of your big data? While we do love to talk about the size of our big data—terabytes, petabytes, and beyond—perhaps...