Personalized expertise search at LinkedIn

  title={Personalized expertise search at LinkedIn},
  author={Viet Ha-Thuc and Ganesh Venkataraman and Mario Rodriguez and Shakti Sinha and Senthil Sundaram and Lin Guo},
  journal={2015 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data)},
Linkedln is the largest professional network with more than 350 million members. As the member base increases, searching for experts becomes more and more challenging. In this paper, we propose an approach to address the problem of personalized expertise search on LinkedIn, particularly for exploratory search queries containing skills. In the offline phase, we introduce a collaborative filtering approach based on matrix factorization. Our approach estimates expertise scores for both the skills… CONTINUE READING
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