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Sep 9 2016   6:44PM GMT

recommendation engine

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Data Science
Machine learning
Predictive Analytics

A recommendation engine, also known as a recommender system, is software that analyzes available data to suggest something that an end user might be interested in such as a website, a book, an article of clothing, a video or a job. Continued…

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“What’s coming down from larger-scale data that we want to induce things from is using machine learning with recommendation engines to say ‘You may not have known it, but based on the patterns we see, here’s what you need to look into.'” – Ritika Gunnar

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