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Sander Kieft, Architect for Sanoma Media

Sander Kieft

Biography: Sander Kieft

Sander works as an architect for Sanoma Media, were he designs and builds (web)services for some of the largest websites in the Netherlands. Sanoma is the largest online and mobile publisher in The Netherlands with titles ranging from, Kieskeurig, Autotrader and Startpagina to and allesbrocante. Sander lately focusses on multi channel content publication, search and big data.

Twitter: @skieft

Presentation: Enhanced search using NLP and machine learning at Sanoma Media?

Track: Big Data NoSQL Search / Time: Tuesday 14:30 - 15:20 / Location: Glazen Zaal

Setting up a search system is pretty easy nowadays. Install Solr or ElasticSearch and off you go. Usually just the content and some meta data is added to the search index. This session will show some simple techniques that can enrich your index and improve your search results. During the session we look into some natural language processing, image recognition and cross recommendation techniques that Sanoma used to improve their search results.