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Research talk: System frontiers for dense retrieval

The Microsoft Bing search engine combines classic information retrieval and dense retrieval in multiple stages of the search funnel. Handling hundreds of billions of documents with constant updates creates massive system challenges to inference, search, and ranking. In this talk, we’ll present current and ongoing approaches and suggest research challenges to effectively combine dense and sparse retrieval at large scale.

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The Future of Search & Recommendation
Jason Li, Knut Risvik

The Future of Search & Recommendation