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.
Two new research papers from Yahoo Labs break down the social signals in Yelp reviews and to what extent they are meaningful.
In a paper published this week at CIKM 2014, Yahoo Labs scientists discuss the benefit and importance of using advanced NLP techniques in search...
Dr. Ilhab Ilyas discusses practical challenges to developing data cleaning solutions including data ownership and holistic data quality concerns.
Dr. Wagner will discuss how observational data can help to gain insights into dietary preferences of users & cultural relations between communities.