Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Facebook Metadata

Image representing Facebook as depicted in Cru...Image via CrunchBaseFacebook Engineering is having a webcast of their tech talk about using metadata.
Join Mukund Narasimhan, a software engineer, for a discussion on the tools and techniques used to extend the Facebook graph to include entities such as places, businesses, and music bands as well as the interactions between Facebook users and these entities.

He will explain the computational and statistical challenges involved in annotating these entities with structured metadata while ensuring that they are authentic. He will also discuss how users are helping us solve these problems.

This tech talk will occur at 7pm (Pacific) on Wednesday April 27th. It will be live streamed via
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