Building a Deep Learning Based Retrieval System for Personalized Recommendations

A step-by-step guide on how to build a state-of-the-art recommender system in an industrial setting. At eBay, we have approximately 152 million users and 1.5 billion live listings at any given time on our marketplace. This article takes a look at how we’ve created an in-house system, using a combination of engineering and machine learning … Read more

Can AI and Machine Learning Help Amazon Make Shopping Simpler and More Natural?

“Machine learning is ubiquitous at Amazon today,” said Rajeev Rastogi, Vice President, Machine Learning at Amazon India, in an interview with Gadgets 360. “Within the retail business, we are using machine learning extensively to recommend products to customers, forecast future demand for products, and improve the quality of a product catalogue, both classifying products, and … Read more

Himachal Pradesh beats Kerala in learning outcomes: ASER

Furthermore, at national level the achievement is 15.3 per cent, whereas it is 44 per cent in case of Himachal Pradesh and the state ranked fifth in the country. Himachal Pradesh beats Kerala in learning outcomes: ASER RELATED STORIES Delhi Nursery admissions: High Court stays government notification, minority schools are entitled to admit students Kerala … Read more

Delhi World Book Fair 2017: Oxford University Press to showcase its print, digital and blended learning solutions

Oxford University Press (OUP), the world’s largest university press, will participate at the New Delhi World Book Fair to be held from January 7 to 15. Visitors to the OUP stall at the World Book Fair will have a chance to look at OUP’s education, reference and academic titles covering a wide range of subjects … Read more

Javadekar emphasises on learning outcome assessment in primary schools

“Necessary amendments are being introduced to decide the parameters for learning outcome evaluation for primary school students,” said Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar. In picture, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar (File Photo) RELATED STORIES SSC CGL Tier 1 2016: Results declared at ssc.nic.in Dr MC Saxena Medical College to pay Rs 25 lakh each to … Read more

Learning outcome assessment to improve educational quality in schools

The central government will conduct student learning outcome assessment in various schools every year to improve educational quality in schools, said Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. Delivering the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Lecture at Vedavyasa Vidyalayam Senior Secondary School in Kozhikode, the minister said that in the learning outcome assessment, the government would assess … Read more