• knowledgegraph1

    Building The LinkedIn Knowledge Graph

    October 6, 2016

    Authors: Qi He, Bee-Chung Chen, Deepak Agarwal A shorter version of this post first appeared on Pulse, our main publishing platform at LinkedIn. In this version, we’ll dive deeper into the technical details behind the construction of our knowledge graph.   At LinkedIn, we use machine learning technology widely to optimize our products: for instance, ranking...

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    BayLearn 2016 Brings Machine Learning Researchers, Industry Together

    October 3, 2016

    This Thursday, LinkedIn’s Sunnyvale office has the privilege of hosting BayLearn 2016, an annual gathering of machine learning researchers and industry practitioners from throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. In preparation for BayLearn 2016, the LinkedIn Engineering Blog editors sat down with organizing committee members Jean-Francois Paiement (AT&T), Alexey...

  • Building Conversion Tracking at LinkedIn

    September 29, 2016

    Additional coauthors:  Ryan Tecco, Paul Bergeron, Prapti Sen Advertisers want to know what happens after a LinkedIn member sees an ad from one of LinkedIn's marketing opportunities. Do they lose interest? Do they close the browser and come back a few days later to sign up? Do they actually convert? With Conversion Tracking, we can finally answer these questions....

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    LinkedIn’s High School Trainee Program: Creating a Lasting ...

    September 21, 2016

    At the end of 2014, while defining initiatives and metrics for 2015, our Women in Tech executive team had a hypothesis: if girls are...

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    Project Autobuild

    September 19, 2016

    LinkedIn’s data center infrastructure has grown at a massive scale. Starting with one server setup, one cabinet at a time, we’re now...

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    Rethinking Endorsements Infrastructure, Part 2: The New...

    September 15, 2016

    This is the second part in a series on how LinkedIn has evolved the Endorsements feature. Part 1 of the series, which discusses the...