Category Archives: AI

Optimizing Discount Price for Perishable Products with Thompson Sampling using Spark

For retailers, stocking perishable products is a risky business. If a product doesn’t sell completely by the expiry date, then the remaining inventory has to be discarded and loss be taken for those items. Retailers will do whatever is necessary … Continue reading

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Semantic Matching with Hadoop

Recently, I had a request to support semantic matching in sifarish, my open source matching and recommendation engine. By  semantic matching, I mean any algorithm that does not rely on explicit keyword based match. In this post, I will provide … Continue reading

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