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.
The Yahoo Labs Personalization Sciences team explains how Yahoo Aviate suggests apps for users based on a host of factors.
New research presented at the WSDM 2015 conference explains the science of advertising effectiveness at Yahoo and the benefit for clients.
Dr. MacCallum will discuss research on an Epistemological Database which aids the performance of IE joint inference and will present recent work.
Yahoo Labs is proud to be a bronze sponsor of the 24th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2015).