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Improving Uber’s Mapping Accuracy with CatchME

CatchMapError (CatchMe) is a system that automatically catches errors in Uber's map data with anonymized GPS traces from the driver app.

Uber Case Study: Choosing the Right HDFS File Format for Your Apache Spark...

Uber's Maps Collection and Reporting (MapCARs) team shares best practices when choosing which HDFS file formats are optimal for use with Apache Spark.
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Building a Scalable and Reliable Map Interface for Drivers

In our ongoing series about rewriting the Uber driver app, engineer Chris Haugli explains how we designed the map display to be resilient, and always show the most useful information.
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Applying Customer Feedback: How NLP & Deep Learning Improve Uber’s Maps

To improve our maps, Uber Engineering analyzes customer support tickets with natural language processing and deep learning to identify and correct inaccurate map data.
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Enhancing the Quality of Uber’s Maps with Metrics Computation

Maps make up the bedrock of Uber's transportation solutions. Find out how we ensure the quality of our map data through extensive metrics computation, maintaining fidelity to real world locations and pinpointing allowable pick up and drop off locations for riders.

Rethinking GPS: Engineering Next-Gen Location at Uber

Uber’s Sensing, Inference, and Research team released a software upgrade for GPS on Android phones that significantly improves location accuracy in urban environments.

Navigating the Engineering Interview Process at Uber & Beyond

Up for the challenge of developing at unprecedented scale? First, learn what it takes to master the technical interview process at Uber.

Engineering More Reliable Transportation with Machine Learning and AI at Uber

In this article, we highlight how Uber leverages machine learning and artificial intelligence to tackle engineering challenges at scale.

Scaling Reliable Transportation for India: Meet Uber Bangalore Engineering

In this article, members of Uber Bangalore Engineering discuss their role in building reliable transportation systems at scale for India—and beyond.

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