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A Scalable, Accurate Hybrid Recommender System

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A Scalable, Accurate Hybrid Recommender System
—Recommender systems apply machine learning techniques for filtering unseen information and can predict whether a user would like a given resource. There are three main types of recommender systems: collaborative filtering, content-based filtering, and demographic recommender systems. Collaborative filtering recommender systems recommend items by taking into account the taste (in terms of preferences of items) of users, under the assumption that users will be interested in items that users similar to them have rated highly. Content-based filtering recommender systems recommend items based on the textual information of an item, under the assumption that users will like similar items to the ones they liked before. Demographic recommender systems categorize users or items based on their personal attribute and make recommendation based on demographic categorizations. These systems suffer from scalability, data sparsity, and cold-start problems resulting in poor quality recommendatio...
Mustansar Ali Ghazanfar, Adam Prügel-Bennett
Added 03 Jul 2010
Updated 03 Jul 2010
Type Conference
Year 2010
Where WKDD
Authors Mustansar Ali Ghazanfar, Adam Prügel-Bennett
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