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Could Google passage indexing be leveraging BERT? [Dawn Anderson @SearchEngineLand]
November 30, 2020
Google’s language model BERT has (and still is) created some attention in the NLP and Search community when it was released in 2018, and incorporated in Google’s web search engine in 2019. Given that BERT is, among others, used to rank search results, it also has high relevance for the recommender system community, which also requires to rank items.