Where Search Meets Machine Learning

As we countdown to the annual Lucene/Solr Revolution conference in Boston this October, we’re highlighting talks and sessions from past conferences. Today, we’re highlighting Verizon’s Joaquin Delgado and Diana Hu’s talk, “Where Search Meets Machine Learning”. Joaquin and Diana discuss ML-Scoring, an open source framework they’ve created that tightly integrates machine learning models into popular search engines, replacing the default IR-based ranking function. Joaquin A. Delgado, PhD. is currently Director of Advertising and Recommendations at OnCue (acquired by Verizon). Previous to that he held CTO positions at AdBrite, Lending Club and TripleHop Technologies (acquired by Oracle). He was also Director of Engineering and Sr. Architect Principal at Yahoo! His expertise lies on distributed systems, advertising technology, machine learning, recommender systems and search. He holds a Ph.D in computer…


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