machine learning Articles

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    Keeping LinkedIn professional by detecting and removing inappropriate profiles

    January 16, 2020

    Our members place their trust in us, and expect and deserve a safe and trusted community where they can express themselves professionally. We are constantly investing in a variety of systems (Automated Fake Account Detection at LinkedIn, Defending Against Abuse at LinkedIn’s Scale, and How We’re Protecting Members From Fake Profiles) to help automatically detect...

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    Detecting and Preventing Abuse on LinkedIn Using Isolation Forests

    August 13, 2019

    The Anti-Abuse AI Team at LinkedIn creates, deploys, and maintains models that detect and prevent various types of abuse, including the creation of fake accounts, member profile scraping, automated spam, and account takeovers. There are several unique challenges we face when using machine learning to prevent abuse on a large professional network, including:...

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    Fairness, Privacy, and Transparency by Design in AI/ML Systems

    July 26, 2019

    Co-authors: Stuart Ambler, Ahsan Chudhary, Mark Dietz, Sahin Cem Geyik, Krishnaram Kenthapadi, Ian Koeppe, Varun Mithal, Guillaume Saint-Jacques, Amir Sepehri, Thanh Tran, and Sriram Vasudevan Editor’s note: A shorter version of this article was originally posted by Krishnaram Kenthapadi on LinkedIn. Introduction How do we take fairness and transparency into...

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    Community-Focused Feed Optimization

    June 25, 2019

    Co-authors: Ali Mohamed and Zheng Li   LinkedIn’s feed stands at the center of building global professional knowledge-sharing...

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    Understanding Network Quality: The Rise of Customized...

    June 10, 2019

    “Make LinkedIn feel instantaneous” is a mantra our performance team lives by to deliver the best possible experience to our members....

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    Driving Business Decisions Using Data Science and Machine...

    May 2, 2019

    Co-authors: Burcu Baran, Xiaojing Dong, Chi-Yi Kuan, Emily Huang, and Tiger Zhang   At LinkedIn, we have more than 630M members, 30M...