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RRP #4: Leonid Boytsov on kNN search and information retrieval

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Episode Summary: Leo Boytsov, a PhD researcher from the Language Technologies Institute of Carnegie Mellon University, talks about fast approximate search in modern information retrieval. We discuss the curse of dimensionality, hard-to-beat baselines and NMSLIB, Leo's super fast library for nearest-neighbour search. How does NMSLIB compare to Facebook's FAISS and Spotify's Annoy? Warning: very technical. Links & resources: NMSLIB: Leonid's ...
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Archive of RRP Podcast Episodes

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Subscribe with RSS, iTunes, YouTube, Stitcher, SoundCloud. Episode #4: Leonid Boytsov on kNN search and information retrieval Where Leo, a PhD researcher from the Language Technologies Institute of Carnegie Mellon University, talks about fast approximate search in modern information retrieval. How does his NMSLIB library compare to Facebook's FAISS and Spotify's Annoy? [full post] Episode #3: Andy Müller on scikit-learn ...
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RRP #1: Tomáš Mikolov on word2vec and AI research at Microsoft, Google, Facebook

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Episode Summary: Today I sat down with Tomáš Mikolov, my fellow Czech countryman whom most of you will know through his work on word2vec. But Tomáš has many more interesting things to say beside word2vec (although we cover word2vec too!): his beginnings with 8bit graphics and games, living in NY compared to California, AI research at Microsoft vs Google vs ...