The Learning Behind Gmail Priority

  title={The Learning Behind Gmail Priority},
  author={Douglas Aberdeen and Ondrej Pacovsky and Andrew Slater},
The Priority Inbox feature of Gmail ranks mail by the probability that the user will perform an action on that mail. Because “importance” is highly personal, we try to predict it by learning a per-user statistical model, updated as frequently as possible. This research note describes the challenges of online learning over millions of models, and the solutions adopted. 1 The Gmail Priority Inbox Many Gmail users receive tens or hundreds of mails per day. The Priority Inbox attempts to alleviate… CONTINUE READING
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