Re: Re: Recommender systems (Re: Voting on messages: a way to resolve the mailing list problems)
MJ Ray wrote:
Filipus Klutiero <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Various messages in this thread have suggested using the votes as the
> > basis of a recommendation system for messages or authors.
> Ah, do you consider a "filtered thread index" as a recommendation list?
> Else what do you consider as a recommendation list?
I consider filtered indices, auto-responses, shadow lists of only
"good" messages, highlighting, integration with db.debian.org and some
of the other uses for this data to be recommendation systems.
A filtered thread index as proposed is not a recommendation list.
Recommender systems are personalization tools that intend to provide
people with lists of suggestions that best reflect their individual
Recommender systems are software applications that aim to support
users in their decision-making while interacting with large
information spaces. They recommend items of interest to users based on
preferences they have expressed, either explicitly or implicitly.