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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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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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