Yandong Liu joined Yahoo Labs in early 2013 working in Search Sciences. Prior to Yahoo he briefly worked as a scientist on computational advertising in a Palo Alto startup. Before that he was studying computer science at Carnegie Mellon University specializing in data mining, machine learning and their application in event detection, question answering, etc. He is particularly interested in leveraging machine learning to build real systems that are potentially useful to end users.
Research looking at 7.6 million public Flickr app photos reveals interesting findings on how photo filters affect online engagement.
Announcing the open source of our Extendible and Generic Anomaly Detection System, or EGADS, to detect anomalous activities automatically.
Yahoo Labs is proud to be a bronze sponsor of NAACL HLT 2015.
Dr. Rob Hyndman draws from statistical research to discuss the conditions needed for predictability and how to measure the uncertainty of predictions.