Michal Laclavik

Michal Laclavik
Sr. Data Scientist, Magnetic


Michal Laclavik, Sr. Data Scientist at Magnetic, has more than ten years experience on R&D in the field of Semantic Technologies, Information Retrieval and Big Data technologies. Michal is using Hadoop for his research since 2008. Before joining Magnetic, he was doing PhD at Slovak Academy of Science and working as a researcher on several EU funded projects. Michal has multiple publications. He is also giving lectures on Information Retrieval at Slovak University of Technology.


Data Science
Location: 113
Alex Dorman (Magnetic), Michal Laclavik (Magnetic)
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The need to categorize short text strings arises in many domains: online advertising, search engines, social networking, etc. In this session, we will share strategies for categorizing large volumes of queries and keywords in the advertising space, our successes with open document collections (Wikipedia, DBPedia, Freebase), and details on our solution using Hadoop and Solr. Read more.