Learning to Rank brings machine learning to search. The Elasticsearch Learning to Rank plugin provides native machine learning search capabilities to Elasticsearch, allowing you to rank search results using common machine learning models without leaving the search engine.
Spend 4 hours with the team pioneering Information Retrieval with Elasticsearch. You’ll get a tour of the functionality of the plugin. We will prepare you to get the most out of the plugin by familiarizing you with the major tools and workflows for training a model, loading it, and ranking with it.
This is a great course for getting started with the tooling, without overwhelming you with a deep dive into every detail of learning to rank!
$500 - Four hour Introductory Training course
Four hour, remote course, covering basics on how to do Learning to Rank with Elasticsearch An introductory overview to the full pipeline of functionality in the LTR plugin with focus on the training and loading of models and how to apply those models to the ranking or re-ranking of search results.
$800 - Get Certified! - Four Hour Course PLUS Graded Capstone Project
Complete a small project using the plugin within one week, assisted by our easy to use Jupyter notebooks In this small project, you take a dataset, train a basic model, load it into Elasticsearch, and issue a search, proving you can use the plugin. Have your project graded w/ feedback and help from the trainers
Who we are
OpenSource Connections believes in empowering search teams. We help organizations enhance their own search and information retrieval capabilities. This includes building up our client’s skills while advancing their organizational maturity to address their search needs.
OpenSource Connections has worked with open source search and applied Information Retrieval since 2007. We wrote the book Relevant Search and have pioneered open source relevance tuning tools like the Elasticsearch Learning to Rank plugin, Quepid and Splainer.
Your OpenSource Connections trainer is a relevance thought-leader actively working on real-life relevance issues. Training is core to our mission of ‘empowering search teams’, so you get our best and brightest. We never send a trainer to just “read off slides”. We expect you to bring your hardest questions to our trainers. Our trainers expect to be challenged, and know how to handle unique twists on problems they’ve seen before.
If you’re interested in this, you might also want to consider:
- Our deeper dive “Hello LTR” course over four days, offered remotely at $1700 / $1950,
- Other search relevance classes like Natural Language Search or “Think Like a Relevance Engineer” course. Delivered public or private just for your team.
- Stay tuned for other 4 hour training courses with certifications