Quid maintains an incredibly diverse set of company descriptions.   A priority for Quid is identifying company descriptions of poor quality and improving them before they even get into our index.  Ben Bowles, a resident data scientist, wrote up a great article featured on our parent blog on our approach to separating the “good” from the “bad” with very little data to go on:

We developed a strategic goal at Quid to use machine learning to identify marketing language that conveys very little information.  In fact, we combined this goal with recent advances in deep learning and a bit of an experiment: to see whether deep learning really requires “big data,” or whether small data can suffice.

Read more on our approach to deep learning with small data on quid.com.

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