Improving recommendation system algorithms

Recommendation algorithms are a vital part of today’s Web, the basis of the targeted advertisements that account for most commercial sites’ revenues and of services such as Pandora, the Internet radio site that ...

Netflix awards $1M prize to improve movie picks

(AP) -- Netflix Inc. declared a seven-member group of researchers, scientists and engineers from around the world as winners Monday of its three-year, $1 million contest to improve its movie recommendation system by at least ...

Finding friends of friends on social media

A quick way to identify the "nth" friends of social media users based on spatial data mining of profiles and behavior on a service such as Twitter is described in the International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms.

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