Why Human-Annotated Data is Key 3 Use Cases

Why Human-Annotated Data is Key to Machine Learning: 3 Use Cases

Are you looking to improve the quality of your training data? Human-annotated data is the key to successful machine learning – humans are simply better than computers at managing subjectivity, understanding intent, and coping with ambiguity. For over 20 years, we’ve been helping clients optimize their machine learning models with our global, curated crowd of more than 400,000 people. Read …

From Self-Driving Cars to Social Media Appen Shapes Tomorrow’s Technology

From Self-Driving Cars to Social Media, Appen Shapes Tomorrow’s Technology

Tammy Garves and Phil Hall are Appen’s Senior Vice Presidents, the counterparts at the helm of the two main divisions of our company. Tammy leads our Content Relevance team. Phil heads up Language Resources. We caught up with them recently to talk about their respective teams, along with industry trends, predictions, and why they like working at Appen. Appen: So, …

Optimize Site Search with Human-Annotated Data

Improve On-Site Search Conversions & Sales [Video]

Customers who can easily find what they are looking for on your eCommerce site will buy more. There is a direct correlation between the use of site search  and purchase conversion. Shoppers using site search have a 216% increase in conversion rate and a 21% increase in average order value (Source: WebLinc, Nov 2016). Optimizing site search can be a …

Why does human-annotated data matter for search? Learn at Lucene/Solr Revolution

Why does human-annotated data matter for search? Learn at Lucene/Solr Revolution

Search is a critical component of any effective website or application, connecting users to the data they need to make decisions, whether it’s to find documents, do research or complete an online purchase. Modern search engines have evolved significantly in the past 5 years, incorporating machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques in all aspects of document and query processing, as …