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Architecture & Algorithms Powering Search @ZocDoc



Brian D'Alessandro and Pedro Rubio talk about the patient friendly search system they have built at Zocdoc using various products from the AWS stack and custom Machine Learning pipelines. They focus on the anatomy of their Patient Powered Search and cover both the architecture and algorithms that enable them to go from “ear ache” to “otolaryngologist.”


Brian D'Alessandro is the Head of Data Science at Zocdoc,and an Adjunct Professor for NYUs Center for Data Science grad program. Pedro Rubio is the Head of Search Engineering at Zocdoc and has 15+ years in operating systems, elec trading systems,full stack web dev The Power Behind 'Patient-Powered Search'

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Software is changing the world. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Sep 04, 2017