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