Conference Paper: “Challenges in Search on Streaming Services: Netflix Case Study”
The following paper will be presented at the SIGIR ’19 (42nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval) conference in July.
March 11, 2019
We discuss salient challenges of building a search experience for a streaming media service such as Netflix. We provide an overview of the role of recommendations within the search context to aid content discovery and support searches for unavailable (out-of-catalog) entities. We also stress the importance of keystroke-level Instant Search experience, and the technical challenges associated with implementing
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.