Category Archives: Machine Learning

Algorithmic and other data modeling techniques

Using Spark to Ignite Data Analytics

At eBay we want our customers to have the best experience possible. We use data analytics to improve user experiences, provide relevant offers, optimize performance, and create many, many other kinds of value. One way eBay supports this value creation is by utilizing data processing frameworks that enable, accelerate, or simplify data analytics. One such
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Click Modeling for eCommerce

Historical user click patterns on search result pages are considered a great resource for algorithms that attempt to learn to rank search results. This ranking method is a well-studied problem in the field of Information Retrieval (IR). See Mike Mathiesonʼs excellent blog post, Using Behavioral Data to Improve Search, for more background on this subject.
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