Monthly Archives: May 2013

Business Goal Infused Recommendation

The output of a recommendation engine,  whether based on collaborative filtering or some other techniques reflects consumer’s interest in products or services. However a business may have some goals that may be at odds with the items recommended by  the … Continue reading

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Customer Segmentation with Fisher Discriminant Analysis

In this post, I will focus on a time honored machine learning technique called Fisher Discriminant Analysis and will use it for  customer segmentation for on an line music store customers.  The store offers music of different genres for download. … Continue reading

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