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Alessandro Negro

Chief Scientist, GraphAware

Dr. Alessandro Negro is the Chief Scientist at GraphAware. He has been a long-time member of the graph community and he is the main author of the first-ever recommendation engine based on Neo4j.

At GraphAware, he specialises in natural language processing, recommendation engines and graph-aided search. Before joining the team, Alessandro has gained over 10 years of experience in software development and spoke at many prominent conferences, such as JavaOne. Alessandro holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Salento.

Latest Posts by Alessandro Negro

Learn how to use Neo4j knowledge graphs to make more relevant and powerful search engines

Relevant Search Leveraging Knowledge Graphs with Neo4j

“Relevance is the practice of improving search results for users by satisfying their information needs in the context of a particular user experience, while balancing how ranking impacts business’s needs.” Providing relevant information to the user performing search queries or navigating a... read more

Use natural language processing (NLP) and Neo4j to build a social media recommendation engine

Using NLP + Neo4j for a Social Media Recommendation Engine

GraphAware is a Gold sponsor of GraphConnect San Francisco. Meet their team on October 13-14th at the Hyatt Regency SF. Introduction In recent years, the rapid growth of social media communities has created a vast amount of digital documents on the web. Recommending relevant documents to... read more