TensorFlow Articles

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    A closer look at the AI behind course recommendations on LinkedIn Learning, Part 2

    July 1, 2020

    Co-authors: Sneha Chaudhari, Mahesh Joshi, and Gungor Polatkan In part 1 of this series, we shared a high-level overview of our course recommendation engine for LinkedIn Learning. First, we provided details on the offline and online components of the system design. Later on, we discussed the three main components of the recommendation engine that are key for...

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    Spark-TFRecord: Toward full support of TFRecord in Spark

    May 4, 2020

    Co-authors: Jun Shi, Mingzhou Zhou Introduction In the machine learning community, Apache Spark is widely used for data processing due to its efficiency in SQL-style operations, while TensorFlow is one of the most popular frameworks for model training. Although there are some data formats supported by both tools, TFRecord—the data format native to TensorFlow—is...

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    Avro2TF: An open source feature transformation engine for TensorFlow

    April 4, 2019

    Co-authors: Xuhong Zhang, Chenya Zhang, and Yiming Ma Today, we are announcing a new open source project called Avro2TF. This project provides a scalable Spark-based mechanism to efficiently convert data into a format that can be readily consumed by TensorFlow. With this technology, developers can improve productivity by focusing on building models rather than...

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    Open Sourcing TonY: Native Support of TensorFlow on Hadoop

    September 12, 2018

    Co-authors: Jonathan Hung, Keqiu Hu, and Anthony Hsu LinkedIn heavily relies on artificial intelligence to deliver content and create...