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Trey is SVP of Engineering @ Lucidworks, co-author of Solr in Action, founder or Celiaccess.com, researcher/ public speaker on search, analytics, recommendation systems, and natural language processing.

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Last night I had the opportunity to speak at the Greenville Data Science & Analytics Meetup on “Building Search & Recommendation Engines“. It was a great opportunity to present a general introduction to Apache Solr, Search Engines, Relevancy, Recommendations, and generally building intelligent information retrieval systems. I appreciated the level of interest and insightful questions [...]

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I had a blast at the Southern Data Science Conference yesterday in Atlanta, GA, where I presented a talk titled “Intent Algorithms: The Data Science of Smart Information Retrieval Systems”. This was the first year the conference was held, and it’s already clear already that is going to hold the title as the preeminent Data [...]

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The Apache Solr Smart Data Ecosystem

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

I had a blast last night at the DFW Data Science Meetup presenting on “The Apache Solr Smart Data Ecosystem.” There’s so much going on in the Apache Lucene/Solr world around data intelligence and relevancy, and we had so many questions and great discussion along the way, that the presentation and discussion nearly 3.5 hours! [...]

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I was a panelist today for the South Big Data Hub’s open panel on Text Data Analysis. The event was geared toward researchers and companies working on text mining in any sector. Topics discussed included web-scraping, semantic web, analysis tools in R and Python, the benefits of open source search engines such as Solr and [...]

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The Semantic Knowledge Graph

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Today, I was in Montreal, Quebec, Canada presenting a research paper entitled “The Semantic Knowledge Graph: A compact, auto-generated model for real-time traversal and ranking of any relationship within a domain“. I presented the paper at the 2016 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics, where the paper was accepted for publication.
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Lucene/Solr Revolution is always my favorite conference of the year, and I was invited to present again this year in the great city of Boston, MA. It was a fun presentation, representing a whirlwind tour through numerous open sourced extensions within the larger Apache Solr Ecosystem (The Semantic Knowledge Graph, the Solr Text Tagger, a [...]

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I was honored to be invited to present today, along with Khalifeh AlJadda, Lead Data Scientist at CareerBuilder, to a group of nearly 200 Georgia Tech graduate students and other members of the larger Georgia tech community. We thank Dr. Polo Chau and his Data and Visual Analytics class for inviting us and sponsoring the [...]

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I was invited to speak on 2015.11.10 at the Bay Area Search Meetup in San Jose, CA. With over 175 people marked as attending (and several more on the waitlist who showed up), we had a very exciting and lively discussion for almost 2 hours (about 1/2 was my presentation, with the other half being [...]

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I was excited to be selected again this year to present at Lucene/Solr Revolution 2015 in Austin, Texas. My talk today focused on one the main areas of focus for me over the last year - building out a highly relevant and intelligent semantic search system. While I described and provided demos on the capabilities [...]

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I was invited to present again this year at Lucene/Solr Revolution 2014 in Washington, D.C. My presentation took place this afternoon and covered the topic of “Semantic & Mulilingual Strategies in Lucene/Solr. The material was taken partially from the extensive Multilingual Search chapter (ch. 14) in Solr in Action and from some of the [...]

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