RRP #4: Leonid Boytsov on kNN search and information retrieval

03.12.2018 - By RARE PERSPECTIVES: The AI and Machine Learning Podcast

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Episode Summary: Leo Boytsov, a PhD researcher from the Language Technologies Institute of Carnegie Mellon University, talks about fast approximate search in modern information retrieval. We discuss the curse of dimensionality, hard-to-beat baselines and NMSLIB, Leo's super fast library for nearest-neighbour search. How does NMSLIB compare to Facebook's FAISS and Spotify's Annoy? Warning: very technical. Links & resources: NMSLIB: Leonid's ... Read More

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