Getting personalised search results by combining search and machine learning

David Skålid Amundsen

Lightning talk - in English

We are all used to very good search results from online search engines, where the ranking even takes into account my interests and preferences. Is it possible to achieve this when searching in internal documents in your organisation too? By combining machine learning and search through a technique called “learning to rank” it is possible to use e.g. click data to both improve and get personalised search results. Come and hear about this exciting technique, the possibilities it opens up and a proof of concept we have put together that demonstrates its potential.