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Meet Pierrick Paul, Software Developer @ Linkurious

Linkurious is growing and we are proud to welcome to our team a new recruit. Pierrick Paul will join us as a software developer and help us build the next generation of graph visualization solutions. When he is not busy fighting for the rights of otters to dominate internet memes. Who are you? Pierrick : […]

Graph Viz 101: the non-linear data processing chain

Graph Viz 101 is a series of posts to teach the basics of graph visualization, written by Sébastien Heymann in collaboration with Bénédicte Le Grand of Université de Paris 1. This is our sixth post, please discuss it below! Visualization alone is not enough Visualization is part of a larger process to extract insights from […]

Analysing the Offshore Leaks with graphs

The Offshore Leaks released in 2013 by the ICIJ is a rarity. It is a big dataset of real information about some of the most secret places on earth : the offshore financial centers. The investigation of the ICIJ brought to the surface many interesting stories including the suspicious activities of the President of Azerbaijan. We […]

Graph Viz 101: a visual language of node-link diagrams

Graph Viz 101 is a series of posts to teach the basics of graph visualization, written by Sébastien Heymann in collaboration with Bénédicte Le Grand of Université de Paris 1. This is our fifth post, please discuss it below! In this blog post we introduce the mapping of data to visual representations in node-link diagrams, […]

Using Neo4j to build a recommendation engine based on collaborative filtering

We have see recently how to use a Neo4j database to run a recommendation engine for an online dating site (or for any recommendation problem). Today, we are going to see a different approach to that same problem based on collaborative filtering. What is collaborative filtering? Collaborative filtering is a technique used by recommendation engines. […]

Recommendation and graphs : an online dating use case

Graph technologies are very good for recommendation. It is no wonder that the biggest online dating websites are using it. We are going to see through a concrete example how to use graphs to find love with the Neo4j graph database. Online dating and graphs : a love story? In the last months a few […]