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Recent patent applications related to Linkedin Corporation. Linkedin Corporation is listed as an Agent/Assignee. Note: Linkedin Corporation may have other listings under different names/spellings. We're not affiliated with Linkedin Corporation, we're just tracking patents.

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 new patent  Web page metadata classifier

Among other things, embodiments of the present disclosure discussed herein may be used to identify and classify new web page content based on metadata in the content. The embodiments of the present disclosure help provide a classification solution for web content that is scalable to large numbers of content attributes,... Linkedin Corporation

 new patent  Securing files at rest in remote storage systems

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for managing access to a remote storage system. During operation, the system receives a first request from a user to write a file to a remote storage system. Next, the system receives a first encrypted version of the file from a client associated with... Linkedin Corporation

 new patent  Contextual personalized list of recommended courses

A course recommendation system is provided with an on-line social network system. The course recommendation system determines a target set of skills discussed in an electronic presentation and also skills possessed by the viewer of the presentation. The course recommendation system then generates a personalized importance score for each skill... Linkedin Corporation

 new patent  Dynamic authorization using internet-based social networks

Among other things, embodiments of the present disclosure discussed herein may be used to facilitate the authorization of services between service providers and other users (e.g. customers of the service provider) with accounts on a social network. Unlike conventional authorization systems, embodiments of the present disclosure allow authorizations to occur... Linkedin Corporation

 new patent  Secure virtualization of remote storage systems

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for managing access to a remote storage system. During operation, the system receives a request from a user to access a remote storage system. Next, the system matches one or more parameters in the request to metadata in a virtual filesystem in the remote... Linkedin Corporation

 new patent  Dynamic load balancing among data centers

In some embodiments, the disclosed subject matter involves load balancing of application services usage in data centers based at least on entity status of the users. An entity routing system is used to proxy user requests to the selected data center to effect load balancing. The entity and usage data... Linkedin Corporation

 new patent  Entity based routing

In some embodiments, the disclosed subject matter involves an entity routing service to route user requests for an application service to a particular data center based on the user's entity status. The user's entity status is defined by at least the application service requested, and may include the user's organization,... Linkedin Corporation

Identifying request-level critical paths in multi-phase parallel tasks

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for processing data. During operation, the system obtains a set of latencies for a set of requests in a multi-phase parallel task. Next, the system includes the latencies in a graph-based representation of the multi-phase parallel task. The system then analyzes the graph-based representation... Linkedin Corporation

Online activity index

Techniques for searching for generating and using an online activity index for users of an online service are disclosed herein. In some example embodiments, for each one of a plurality of dimensions of online activity for an online service, the system determines a corresponding value for each one of a... Linkedin Corporation

Encoding edges in graph databases

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for processing data. During operation, the system obtains a group of two or more integer values. Next, the system sets, for each integer value in the two or more integer values, a delta encoding tag that represents a delta encoding of the integer value... Linkedin Corporation

Fuzzy matching of entity data across multiple storage systems

Techniques for performing a fuzzy match of data from multiple sources are provided. In one technique, an email address of a sender of an email message is extracted from the email message. The email address is used to retrieve, from a first data source, first entity data about one or... Linkedin Corporation

Factor-based processing of performance metrics

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for processing data. During operation, the system obtains, for a time interval, a set of performance metrics for one or more monitored systems. Next, the system aggregates the performance metrics by a processing factor associated with execution of the monitored system(s). The system then... Linkedin Corporation

Applicant skills inference for a job

Techniques for inferring a specific skill associated with a job posting are described. In an example, disclosed is a system that selects, from a jobs database, a specific job posting from a plurality of job postings. Additionally, job applicants for the specific job posting can be determined using indicators in... Linkedin Corporation

Automatically detecting latency bottlenecks in asynchronous workflows

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for processing data. During operation, the system generates, from a set of traces of an asynchronous workflow, a graph-based representation of the asynchronous workflow. Next, the system uses a set of causal relationships in the asynchronous workflow to update the graph-based representation. The system... Linkedin Corporation

Pre- and post-sharing insights for shared content

This disclosure provides a system, method, and machine-readable memory for determining various pre-sharing insights and post-sharing insights. The system is configured to receive a request to share content with a first plurality of users represented as nodes in a graph associated with a first user. The system is also configured... Linkedin Corporation

Pre- and post-sharing insights for shared content

This disclosure provides a system, method, and machine-readable memory for determining various pre-sharing insights and post-sharing insights. The system is configured to receive a request to share content with a first plurality of users represented as nodes in a graph associated with a first user. The system is also configured... Linkedin Corporation

Self-learning user interface

A method and apparatus for a self-learning user interface is provided. The method comprises receiving selection data that indicates a first plurality of user selections with respect to a first plurality of views of a workflow associated with a task; receiving an instruction to initiate a current session of the... Linkedin Corporation

Objective-based rendering of content items

Techniques for selectively generating and rendering content items are provided. A content request that includes an identifier is received over a network. In response to receiving the content request, an entity profile of an entity that is associated with the identifier is retrieved. A content item is identified based on... Linkedin Corporation

Online fraud detection system in an electronic content exchange

Techniques for identifying fraudulent entities is provided. Tracking data is received for displayed content items and is associated with one or more entities. Using the tracking data and one or more rules, a determination is made whether the one or more entities are fraudulent. A new rule is received and... Linkedin Corporation

Transforming and evaluating missing values in graph databases

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for processing queries of a graph database. During operation, the system executes one or more processes for providing the graph database storing a graph, wherein the graph includes a set of nodes, a set of edges between pairs of nodes in the set of... Linkedin Corporation

Search engine using name clustering

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for searching names using name clusters. A method includes receiving names, generating a plurality of phonetic cluster identifiers, forming a plurality of name clusters by grouping the names having an equivalent cluster id, removing names from the respective name clusters that differ from... Linkedin Corporation

Identifying potential consumers for service provider marketplace

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method are described herein for a Potential Consumer Engine identifies profile data of a target member account accessible in a social network service during a period of time equal in length to a pre-submission time period. The Potential Consumer... Linkedin Corporation

Reducing flooding of link state changes in networks

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for transmitting a link state message in a network. During operation, the system obtains a network topology for the network. Next, the system uses the network topology to identify a reflood set of neighbors of the flooding node for reaching a set of two-hop... Linkedin Corporation

Pending invitations at onboarding

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method are described herein are directed to an Invitation Conversion Engine that generate a first social network invitation for transmission to a first external identifier of a potential member account from a first member account of a social network... Linkedin Corporation

Performing updates on variable-length data sequentially stored and indexed to facilitate reverse reading

A system, method, and apparatus are provided for performing update operations on variable-length data records stored and indexed to facilitate reverse reading. Each record contains a key offset for each key field, and the key offset stores a reference (e.g., an offset) to the next most recently stored record that... Linkedin Corporation

Tool for rendering different user interfaces

A system and method for rendering different user interfaces are provided. In one approach, a processing component receives data that is composed by a user and that specifies one or more metrics and one or more dimensions. Based on the data, the processing component analyzes log data comprising multiple events... Linkedin Corporation

Personalized job search and recommendations using job seeker behavioral features

A user submits a job search query in an online social networking system. The online social networking system calculates a score based on the similarity between the job search query and the profile of the user. When the score transgresses a threshold, the job search query is enhanced by adding... Linkedin Corporation

Identifying a skill gap based on member profiles and job postings

Systems and methods for analyzing job listing data and member profile data to identify in demand skills is disclosed. A computer system receives a request for recommended job listings from a client device. The system accesses a plurality of job listings from a database. The system parses each of the... Linkedin Corporation

Using potential interactions to improve subsequent social network activity

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for facilitating interaction within a social network. During operation, the system obtains a set of features associated with two members of a social network, wherein the features comprise a member feature and an activity feature. Next, the system analyzes the features to predict an... Linkedin Corporation

Presenting a profile card relevant to a member of a social network

Techniques for presenting a profile card personalized to a member of a social network are described. A first viewer profile can be selected, using member data, from a list of profiles of viewers having viewed a first member profile of a first member, the member data having profile attributes associated... Linkedin Corporation

Aggregation and generation of confidential data insights with confidence values

In an example, a plurality of previously submitted confidential data values of a first confidential data type retrieved for a slice having one or more attributes. For a confidential data type, one or more submitted confidential data values of the confidential data type from the slice that are considered outliers... Linkedin Corporation

Verifying correctness in graph databases

The disclosed embodiments provide a system that verifies correctness in a graph database. During operation, the system obtains a set of records from a source of truth for a graph database storing a graph, wherein the graph includes a set of nodes, a set of edges between pairs of nodes... Linkedin Corporation

Ranking courses for a presentation

A course recommendation system is provided with an on-line social network system. The course recommendation system accesses a target section in an electronic presentation, selects electronic courses that have been identified as associated with one or more skills discussed in the target section and uses an inverted index of skills-to-course... Linkedin Corporation

Recommending courses for an electronic presentation

A course recommendation system is provided with an on-line social network system. The course recommendation system detects that an electronic presentation is being presented on a display device of a viewer, determines skills that are being discussed in the electronic presentation, and determines electronic courses that have been identified as... Linkedin Corporation

Two-sided network growth optimization in social networks

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for facilitating interaction within a social network. During operation, the system identifies a first member of a social network with a first activity level that is lower than a threshold. Next, the system uses the first activity level to boost a score associated with... Linkedin Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180089331

Pattern-based searching of log-based representations of graph databases

The disclosed embodiments provide a system that searches a graph database. During operation, the system obtains a log-based representation of a graph database storing a graph, wherein the graph comprises a set of nodes, a set of edges between pairs of nodes in the set of nodes, and a set... Linkedin Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180089442

External dataset-based outlier detection for confidential data in a computer system

In an example, a plurality of segments of percentile information indicating submitted confidential data values from users matching at least one attribute of a submitting user are retrieved. Then, for each of the segments, an interquartile range is calculated for a first and a second of a plurality of percentiles... Linkedin Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180089443

Internal dataset-based outlier detection for confidential data in a computer system

In an example, a submission of a confidential data value of a first confidential data type is received from a first user with one or more attributes. A plurality of previously submitted confidential data values of a first confidential data type for a cohort matching the one or more attributes... Linkedin Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180089570

Skills detector system

A skills detector system is provided with an on-line social network system. The skills detector system is configured to determine which skills are referenced in an electronic presentation and generate respective importance scores of the determined skills as related to the presentation. Respective importance scores of the determined skills as... Linkedin Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180089607

Presenting endorsements using analytics and insights

Techniques for presenting a featured skill of a first member of a social network system are described. An example system presents the featured skill on a profile page of the first member. The system can receive a request to view the profile page from a device of a second member.... Linkedin Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180089609

Skill validation system

Techniques for validating a skill associated with an endorsement are described. In an example embodiment, disclosed is a system comprising a member database and a skill reputation database. The system can receive, from a user device of an endorser, an endorsement of a recipient in a specific skill. Additionally, an... Linkedin Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180089626

Member qualification and tracking

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for member qualifications and tracking. In one example, a method includes storing a member profile for a member of an online social networking service in response to the member applying for an employment position and not being selected for lacking one or more... Linkedin Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180089716

Following a/b tests for experimentation management

A machine may be configured to facilitate following A/B tests generated by an A/B testing system. For example, the machine accesses a subscription record associated with an experiment identifier of an experiment in a database. The experiment may pertain to a service provided on a Social Networking Service (SNS). The... Linkedin Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091467

Calculating efficient messaging parameters

Methods and systems for creating optimal time limited messages is disclosed. The server system receives a limited time message request from a first member, wherein the message request identifies a second member as the intended recipient and includes an offer. The server system accesses a member profile associated with the... Linkedin Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091586

Self-healing a message brokering cluster

A system, apparatus, and methods are provided for self-healing and balancing partition distribution across nodes within a message broker cluster. During operation, the system receives a stream of messages at the message brokering cluster, wherein the message stream is divided into partitions and replicas for each partition are distributed among... Linkedin Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091588

Balancing workload across nodes in a message brokering cluster

A system, apparatus, and methods are provided for balancing partition distribution across nodes within a message broker cluster so as to balance the broker nodes' workloads. During operation, the system receives a stream of messages at the cluster, wherein the message stream is divided into topics, the topics are divided... Linkedin Corporation

03/29/18 / #20180091609

Following metrics for a/b testing

A machine may be configured to facilitate following metrics generated by an A/B testing system. For example, the machine determines, based on a metric identifier of a metric that measures an aspect of a service provided on a Social Networking Service, one or more experiment identifiers of experiments that impact... Linkedin Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180081742

Transitioning between data stream processors in a publish-subscribe system

A data stream processors transition system which implements techniques for transitioning control from a first data stream processor to a second data stream processor. The data stream processors transition system preserves the integrity of data streams produced by first and second data stream processors when transitioning control between the first... Linkedin Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180084066

Network service comparative user interaction adjuster

A system and method for analyzing network service usage is provided. In example embodiments, model users of the network service are identified using a number of target events and in-scope events. Users of the network service generate interaction data by interacting with the network service. The interaction data of the... Linkedin Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180075129

Aggregating key metrics across an account hierarchy

System and methods for aggregating key metrics across an account hierarchy are disclosed. The server system accesses a first transaction record, wherein the first transaction is categorized into a first category. The server system analyzes an account record associated with the first account to determine a parent account of the... Linkedin Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180075162

Generating modifiers for updating search queries

A system and method for generating modifiers for updated search queries are provided. In example embodiments, metadata is accessed, the metadata corresponds to search results of an input query and comprising a plurality of candidate modifiers. A score is calculated for each candidate based on a relevance value that indicates... Linkedin Corporation

03/15/18 / #20180077259

Unified data rendering for multiple upstream services

Techniques for caching data are provided. A service initiates a call to a method of an object that represents a resource, where the call includes identification data that identifies a set of data. In response to receiving the call, a resource data manager that is separate from the service, reads... Linkedin Corporation

03/08/18 / #20180068005

Distributed computation of percentile statistics for multidimensional data sets

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for processing data. During operation, the system obtains a set of partitions containing a set of records, wherein the records include a set of values for a measure and a set of dimensions associated with the values. Next, the system reorganizes the records across... Linkedin Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060220

Fixture plugin for product automation

Techniques are provided for creating mock responses based on default data and mapping actual requests to those mock responses so that a service under test (SUT) may be executed within a simulated integration. In one technique, multiple example requests (ERs) that exemplify actual requests that the SUT may send during... Linkedin Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060404

Schema abstraction in data ecosystems

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for performing data management. During operation, the system obtains a first schema with a first syntax for describing a first data set and a second schema with a second syntax for describing a second data set. Next, the system converts the first schema into... Linkedin Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060407

Data-dependency-driven flow execution

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for managing execution of a data flow. During operation, the system obtains a data dependency description for a data flow, wherein the data dependency description includes data sources to be consumed by the data flow, data targets to be produced by the data flow,... Linkedin Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060423

Identifying entity representatives for topics reflected in content items using natural language processing

A topical representative assessment system implements techniques for determining entities that are ambassadors for one or more topics. The ambassadors are determined based on content items that they have authored or content items that are otherwise attributed to them. An ambassador may be any type of entity such as a... Linkedin Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060433

Prioritizing keywords for people search

A search engine optimization system is provided with an on-line social network system. The on-line social network system includes or is in communication with a search engine optimization (SEO) system that is configured to prioritize keywords (potential search terms) that represent respective people search results pages (PSERPs). The value of... Linkedin Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060434

Measuring member value in social networks

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for processing data. During operation, the system obtains a count of actions associated with a member of a social network, wherein the count comprises a set of action types and a number of actions associated with the member for each of the action types.... Linkedin Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060438

Prioritizing locations for people search

A search engine optimization system is provided with an on-line social network system. The on-line social network system includes or is in communication with a search engine optimization (SEO) system that is configured to prioritize location keywords (potential search terms) that represent respective people search results pages (PSERPs). The value... Linkedin Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060739

Per-article personalized model feature transmormation

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method as described herein are directed to a Fast Ranker Engine that identifies global model features present in an article in a social network service. The Fast Ranker Engine assembles respective fixed vectors based on at least one member... Linkedin Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060756

Per-article personalized models for recommending content email digests with personalized candidate article pools

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method as described herein are directed to a Personalized Article Engine that generates respective prediction models for each article in a plurality of candidate articles in a social network system. The Personalized. Article Engine generates a respective article score... Linkedin Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060822

Online and offline systems for job applicant assessment

A system and method includes obtaining, from a database, member characteristics of a member of an online social networking system, obtaining, from the database, job characteristics of a job posted to the online social networking system, and determining, characteristic scores including, for each member characteristic, a characteristic score based on... Linkedin Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180060915

Audience expansion for online social network content

The present disclosure describes various embodiments of methods, systems, and machine-readable mediums which may be used in conjunction with a campaign for distributing content to users of the social network. Among other things, embodiments of the present disclosure provide a number of advantages over conventional systems for content distribution, including... Linkedin Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180063055

Repartitioning a topic in a publish-subscribe message system

A system, method, and apparatus are provided for repartitioning a topic of a publish-subscribe message system. The topic is originally configured with N partitions (N>1) hosted by multiple brokers for storing messages to be consumed by multiple consumers. The repartitioning process causes one or more collections of partitions to be... Linkedin Corporation

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03/01/18 / #20180063155

Controlling access to data originating from a third party website

Embodiments of a system and method for controlling access to personal information are generally described herein. In an example, a method may include receiving, at an internal server, data including personal information from a third party website, the personal information including a member identification to a social networking service, adding... Linkedin Corporation

02/22/18 / #20180052850

Personalized message delivery system

Techniques for a message generator are described. An event database can store a plurality of connection updates. Each connection update in the plurality of connection updates can be associated with a category from a set of categories. A member database can store member data of a first recipient. A message... Linkedin Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180046986

Job referral system

A referral system is provided with an on-line social network system. The referral system selects a set of (connected profile, job posting) pairs for presentation to a member of the on-line social network system who is an employee of a particular target organization, based on each pair's respective presentation score.... Linkedin Corporation

02/15/18 / #20180047028

Real-time alerting system

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method as described herein are directed to a Sales Lead Engine that links external data to social network data from a social network service. The Sales Lead Engine determines the external data and the social network data satisfy a... Linkedin Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180039631

Shareability score

System and methods for generating a shareability score in accordance with some example embodiments are disclosed. A social networking system receives a request to generate a shareability score for a list of content items for an organization. The social networking system identifies a plurality of members associated with the organization... Linkedin Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180039663

Performing set operations on variable-length data sequentially stored and indexed to facilitate reverse reading

A system, method, and apparatus are provided for performing set operations on variable-length data that has been stored and indexed to facilitate reverse reading. The set operation is performed on data records having any or all of multiple key/value pairs—such as a union of all data records having the key/value... Linkedin Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180039688

Data flow based feature vector clustering

Methods and systems for generating tailored user interface presentations based on microindustry clustering. According to various embodiments, the system accesses a set of entity profiles and a set of member profiles. The system determines a set of feature vectors for each entity of the set of entity profiles and identifies... Linkedin Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180039944

Job referral system

A referral system is provided with an on-line social network system. The referral system accesses a member profile representing an employee of a certain company. For each job posting that represents a job at the target organization, the referral system generates a presentation score that reflects the likelihood of the... Linkedin Corporation

02/08/18 / #20180040056

Maximizing the propensity of content consumption according to content complexity and content consumption time

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for maximizing the propensity of content consumption according to content complexity and content consumption time. During operation, the system receives a request from a user to access a content feed. Based on a time of receipt, the system identifies a current seasonality that corresponds... Linkedin Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032270

Preventing write amplification during frequent data updates

A system, method, and apparatus are provided for limiting or preventing write amplification. Full documents (which may be stored as blobs) are stored as monolithic entities in that only the entire documents can be written or read. When one or more fields or other portions of a document are determined... Linkedin Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032566

Managing systems hosted at data centers

A data center management system is described herein which implements techniques for receiving an event at a first data system and updating data objects stored at another data system. The first data system may receive multiple events within a given a time frame and perform the proper updates to the... Linkedin Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032583

Contextual entity analysis for electronic content delivery across a computer network

Techniques for responding to content requests that originate from remote computing devices are provided. In one technique, a content request that includes a viewer identifier of a user that requested web content and a contextual entity identifier of an entity that is referenced in the web content is received. In... Linkedin Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032608

Flexible summarization of textual content

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for processing textual content. During operation, the system obtains a content item containing a set of text units. For each text unit in the set of text units, the system obtains a similarity score representing a similarity of the text unit to other text... Linkedin Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032615

Feedback-based standardization of member attributes in social networks

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for improving use of a social network. During operation, the system obtains user feedback associated with recommending a set of member attributes as profile edits to a set of members in a social network. Next, the system analyzes the user feedback to determine a... Linkedin Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180032616

Feedback-based recommendation of member attributes in social networks

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for improving use of a social network. During operation, the system obtains a set of member features associated with a member of a social network and a set of attribute features associated with a set of member attributes. Next, the system analyzes the member... Linkedin Corporation

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02/01/18 / #20180032627

Client-side modularization of a requested webpage

This disclosure provides for a client-server paradigm where a client requests one or more web pages from a server. A web page may include one or more web modules to be instantiated by the client. In addition, the web page may be defined according to a layout, which includes one... Linkedin Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180034745

Multi-channel resource control system

A system for conserving resources in a multi-channel control system environment is provided. A resource limit that is associated with a content delivery campaign is determined. A prediction of resource usage that is associated with the content delivery campaign and a first content delivery channel is determined. A content request... Linkedin Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180034764

Selecting applications for message handling

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for selecting an application to handle a message. In one example, a method includes receiving a first message from a first member of an online social networking service using a first computing device, the first message addressed to a second member of the... Linkedin Corporation

02/01/18 / #20180034939

Leveraging historic online traffic to identify candidate entities for content delivery

A system for transmitting electronic content over a computer network is provided. In one technique, client devices that visit a website send, to a content delivery service, interaction data that indicates that the client devices interacted with the website. Later, a content provider of the website creates a content delivery... Linkedin Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180025088

Filtering irrelevant actor updates from content feeds

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for filtering irrelevant actor updates from content feeds. During operation, the system identifies a set of candidate content items to display to a user. Then, for each content item in the set of candidate content items, the system obtains a content score for the... Linkedin Corporation

01/25/18 / #20180025322

Skill-based recommendation of events to users

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for performing skill-based recommendation of events. During operation, the system obtains member attributes for a member of an online professional network. Next, the system matches the location of the member and one or more of the member attributes to event attributes of a set... Linkedin Corporation

01/18/18 / #20180020066

Generating viewer affinity score in an on-line social network

A relevance model is used to process an inventory of updates for a member of an on-line social network in order to select a subset of updates for presentation to the member. One of the features used as input to the relevance model is viewer affinity. The viewer affinity indicates... Linkedin Corporation

01/11/18 / #20180013708

Methods and targeting communications using social network metrics

A method for a computer system includes receiving a first user communication, determining a first group of users, determining a target number of users, determining whether the first group of users includes the target number of users, and if not, providing the communication to the first group of users, determining... Linkedin Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180006991

Computing device for improving content sharing

Disclosed in some examples, are methods, systems (a “performance system”), and machine readable mediums which provide information about an organization's performance in the hierarchical content distribution system using one or more Graphical User Interfaces (GUI)s. The system produces and displays a health score which quantifies the performance of the organization's... Linkedin Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180007163

Organization targeted status updates

A social networking server receives a request from a member of an organization to configure a targeted update for the organization. The targeted update may be intended for a particular group of members of a social network service. The social networking server may provide various follower dimensions to associate with... Linkedin Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170371551

Capturing snapshots of variable-length data sequentially stored and indexed to facilitate reverse reading

A system, method, and apparatus are provided for capturing a snapshot of variable-length data records that are indexed and sequentially stored in a manner that facilitates reverse reading. Each data record has a fixed number of keys, a key offset for each key that leads to another record with the... Linkedin Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170371925

Query data structure representation

A system and method for generating a data structure for an input query are provided. In example embodiments, the system receives an input query comprising of a plurality of terms. A data structure is generated comprising of a root node and lower level nodes, the root node indicating choices available... Linkedin Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170371952

Propagating a status among related events

A system, method, and apparatus are provided for propagating a status among related events. A relationship component of the system maintains a graph of the related events and, upon assignment of a status to an event identifies one or more related events (e.g., the root event, other ancestor events, descendant... Linkedin Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170371957

Multi-dimensional job title logical models for social network members

An online social networking system extracts terms from an unstructured job title record. The system searches a job role taxonomy database with the extracted terms to identify job roles. For each job role identified, the system extracts a plurality of additional terms appearing in the unstructured job title record. For... Linkedin Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170372336

Predicting customer purchase behavior for educational technology products

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for processing data. During operation, the system obtains a set of features for a customer of an educational technology product. Next, the system uses the set of features to calculate an overall score representing a predicted purchase behavior of the customer with the educational... Linkedin Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170372337

Evaluating and comparing predicted customer purchase behavior for educational technology products

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for processing data. During operation, the system obtains a set of overall scores representing predicted purchase behaviors of a set of customers with an educational technology product. Next, the system displays a graphical user interface (GUI) comprising a customer prioritization chart for the educational... Linkedin Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170373960

Monitoring performance of a computer system

Techniques for monitoring performance of a computer system are provided. Bucket data is stored that indicates that multiple buckets are associated with a particular type of request. Then, multiple requests are received, where a first request and a second request indicate the same type of request. Based on the bucket... Linkedin Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170364521

Suggesting candidate profiles similar to a reference profile

Techniques for identifying and presenting member profiles similar to a source member profile are described. With some embodiments, a general recommendation engine is used to extract features from member profiles, and then store the extracted features, including any computed, derived or retrieved profile features, in an enhanced member profile. In... Linkedin Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170364563

Efficient merging and filtering of high-volume metrics

The disclosed embodiments provide a system for processing data. During operation, the system obtains a set of records from a set of inputs, with each record containing an entity key, a partition key, and one or more attribute-value pairs. Next, the system sorts and indexes the records by the entity... Linkedin Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170364596

Smart suggestions for query refinements

In an example embodiment, a query for search results is received, the query including at least one value for one facet, a facet defining a categorical dimension for the search results. It is then determined that the facet in the query is exclusive. In response to the determination that the... Linkedin Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170365012

Identifying service providers as freelance market participants

A system, a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions, and a computer-implemented method are described herein for a Classification Engine for identifying, according to encoded rules of a plurality of service models, at least one type of service offered by a target member account of a social network service. The Classification... Linkedin Corporation








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