Recommender Systems in Netflix

Netflix is a company that demonstrates how to successfully commercialise recommender systems.  Netflix manages a large collections of movies and television programmes, making the content available to users at any time by streaming them directly to their computer/television.  It’s a very profitable company that makes its money through monthly user subscriptions.  Users can cancel their… Read More Recommender Systems in Netflix

Overview of Recommender Algorithms – Part 2

This is the second in a multi-part post. In the first post, we introduced the main types of recommender algorithms by providing a cheatsheet for them. In this post, we’ll describe collaborative filtering algorithms in more detail and discuss their pros and cons in order to give a deeper understanding for how they work. Collaborative… Read More Overview of Recommender Algorithms – Part 2