Articles by Alex Dorman

Alex Dorman, CTO at Magnetic, holds more than twenty years of technology experience and fifteen years of experience managing engineering and data science teams. Alex has used Hadoop technologies for last 7+ years. Before joining Magnetic, Alex built Big Data and Real Time Bidding platforms and teams at Proclivity Media and ContextWeb/PulsePoint.


  1. Search Query Categorization at Scale

    Classification of short text into a predefined hierarchy of categories is a challenge. The need to categorize short texts arises in multiple domains: page keywords and search queries in online advertising, improvement of search engine results, analysis of tweets or messages in social networks, etc.

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