17–19 October 2016: Conference & Tutorials
19–20 October 2016: Training
London, UK
Diego Ceccarelli

Diego Ceccarelli
Software Engineer, Bloomberg LP


Diego Ceccarelli is a software engineer at Bloomberg LP working on the News Search R&D team, where he focuses on improving search relevance for financial news. Before joining Bloomberg, Diego was a researcher in information retrieval at the National Council of Research in Italy, while completing his PhD in the same field at the University of Pisa.


14:25–15:05 Monday, 17/10/2016
Open data & data science
Location: Windsor Suite Level: Intermediate
Diego Ceccarelli (Bloomberg LP)
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Learning to rank is a technique used by all the big search engines (Google, Bing, Yandex, etc.) to improve the quality of search. At the moment, there is not an open source solution available, but Bloomberg is working on an open source plugin for Solr (an open source search engine). Diego Ceccarelli presents learning-to-rank key concepts and explains how the Solr plugin works. Read more.