Using NLP to Find “Interesting” Collections of Hotels

Craig Schmidt posted October 5, 2015
There are a lot of hotels on TripAdvisor. At the moment, there are 1790 hotels listed for Paris, 1054 hotels for London, and 466 hotels in New York City. We have been working on better ways to explore these hotels, and find an interesting place to stay. In this blog post, I'll describe an upcoming feature on TripAdvisor, that uses Natural Language Processing (NLP) to find groups of hotels that…
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Ordering Hotels on TripAdvisor as a Minimum Feedback Arc Set problem

Craig Schmidt posted June 26, 2015
Hello from the TripAdvisor Machine Learning Group This is the first in a series of blog posts from the Machine Learning Group at TripAdvisor. We get to work on lots of fun, interesting problems, and we thought you might like to hear about them. What order should we show our hotels? Take a Hotels page for a city on TripAdvisor, like this one for Boston.   How should we sort…
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