Yahoo Releases Massive Data Set To Academic Institutions

The clicks and searches of 20 million anonymous Yahoo users could help researchers in a number of different academic institutions expand the boundaries of machine learning and deep learning. Big Data Predictions For 2016 (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Yahoo is releasing a massive machine learning dataset to the academic research community, which contains the surfing and search habits of 20 million anonymous users. The dataset, which will only be made available to academic institutions, can be used by researchers for context-aware learning, large-scale learning algorithms, user-behavior modeling, and content enrichment. It can also validate recommender systems. The collection is based on a sample of user interactions on the news feeds of several Yahoo properties. As it stands, it’s a massive 110 billion lines of data charting the‚Ķ


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