Extending Search Results with Information Theory

GDG Twin Cities
Tue, Sep 6, 2016, 6:30 PM (CDT)

About this event

We are excited this month to have Steve Bastin, Android Engineer at The Nerdery join us at Agosto.

Tentative Schedule
6:30 - Snacks and socializing *
7:00 - Short greeting and intro by GDG Organizer
7:15 - Extending Search Results with Information Theory
8:30 Adjourn

*please show up as close to on time as possible.  Agosto is generous with their space after business hours.  Early arrivals cannot be accommodated.  If you need to travel early, there are great happy hour specials at Darby's Pub, about 1 block north.*

Extending Search Results with Information Theory

This talk will go over how a little math and information theory can be used to help improve the efficacy for widgets such as the AutoCorrectTextView and SearchView.

Steve Bastin

Android Engineer @ The Nerdery; B.S. Mathematics @ University of Minnesota; M.S. Mathematical Finance @ Boston University

Thanks again to Agosto for hosting!


Organizers

  • Jeffrey Williams

    Jeffrey Williams

    University of California, Berkeley

    GDG Organizer

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  • Lloyd Lentz

    Lloyd Lentz

    Macalester College

    GDG Organizer

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  • Emily Anderson

    Emily Anderson

    Blue Shield

    Senior Application Developer

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