Entries from November 2011

CIKM 2011 Industry Event: Stephen Robertson on Why Recall Matters

November 14th, 2011 · 5 Comments · General

On October 27th, I had the pleasure to chair the CIKM 2011 Industry Event with former Endeca colleague Tony Russell-Rose. It is my pleasure to report that the program, held in parallel with the main conference sessions, was a resounding success. Since not everyone was able to make it to Glasgow for this event, I’ll […]

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Entities, Relationships, and Semantics: Strata NY Panel on the State of Structured Search

November 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment · General

Earlier this year, I had the privilege to moderate a panel at Strata New York 2011 on Entities, Relationships, and Semantics: the State of Structured Search. The four panelists are people I’ve had the pleasure to work with over the years: Andrew Hogue (Google), Breck Baldwin (Alias-i), Evan Sandhaus (New York Times), Wlodek Zadrozny (IBM Research). They work on some of the world’s largest […]

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Interview in Forbes: What is a Data Scientist?

November 1st, 2011 · Comments Off on Interview in Forbes: What is a Data Scientist? · General

Dan Woods has been interviewing a variety of folks to answer the question: “What is a data scientist?“, and I had the honor to participate in his series. Here is a teaser of my interview: Above all, a data scientist needs to be able to derive robust conclusions from data. But a data scientist also […]

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