Tag Archives: recommendation

Mining Seasonal Products from Sales Data

The other day someone asked me how to include products with seasonal demand in recommendations based on collaborative filtering or some other technique. The solution to the problem involves two steps. The first step is to identify products with seasonal … Continue reading

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Similarity Based Recommendation – Hadoop Way

In my earlier post, I discussed some of the basic  concepts for Similarity Based Recommendation. As discussed, distance between entities in a multi dimensional attributes space is used as a measure of similarity. In this post I will take a … Continue reading

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Similarity Based Recommendation – The Basics

For recommendation engines, the preferred approach is to use social rating data. My earlier post on recommendation engine provides details of using Collaborative Filtering with social data.However, when no such data is available, or even if it’s available but the … Continue reading

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