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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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My team was fortunate to have 2 papers accepted for publication through the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, held last week in Washington, D.C. I presented one of the papers titled “Crowdsourced Query Augmentation through the Semantic Discovery of Domain-specific Jargon.” The slides and video (coming soon) are posted below for anyone [...]

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I was fortunate to be able to speak last week (along with Joe Streeky, my Search Infrastructure Development Manager) at the very first Atlanta Solr Meetup held at Atlanta Tech Village. The talk covered how we scale Solr at CareerBuilder to power our recommendation engine, semantic search platform, and big data analytics products. Thanks to [...]

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I just got back from a fantastic trip to Dublin, Ireland for last week’s Lucene/Solr Revolution EU. I was privileged this year to to present a deep dive (75 minute) session on “Enhancing Relevancy through Personalization & Semantic Search.” I appreciate all the great questions and feedback from everyone who attended.
Video:

Slides:
http://www.slideshare.net/treygrainger/enhancing-relevancy-through-personalization-semantic-search-28741313
Talk Summary: [...]

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I just made it back from the beautiful, sunny city of San Diego where LucidWorks hosted another fantastic Lucene/Solr Revolution conference this week. I was invited back this year to present on “Building a Real-time, Big Data Analytics Platform with Solr.” Thank you to everyone who came and packed out the room, especially [...]

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After a wonderful time last year, I was able to present yet again this year’s Lucene Revolution conference in Boston.  Lucene Revolution is a yearly conference put on by Lucid Imagination, a company focused upon supporting and commercializing the open source Apache Lucene and Solr search technologies (and integrating them with related technologies). My [...]

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I recently gave a presentation at Lucene Revolution 2011 out in San Francisco.  The title of my topic was “Extending Solr: Building a Cloud-like Knowledge Discovery Platform.”
Video:

Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/treygrainger/extending-solr-building-cloudlike-knowledge-discovery-platform
Talk Summary: For CareerBuilder, a 1% deviance in search relevancy can mean millions of missed job opportunities for our users. When CareerBuilder moved to Solr from an expensive, [...]

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