CIMS Colloquium-Cathy O'Neil-Start your own Netflix

Mathematics - Colloquium

Friday, January 24, 2014
11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Stratton Hall
203

ABSTRACT: We'll examine 3 different recommendation engines to contrast and compare, using factor analysis, co-visitation, and latent topic analysis. We'll also discuss some mathematical and cultural limitations to the effectiveness of these algorithms.

Suggested Audiences: Adult, College

E-mail: ma-chair@wpi.edu

Last Modified: January 13, 2014 at 9:46 AM

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