Value Investing News is using the Slope One collaborative filtering algorithm

It looks like Value Investing News has turned to Slope One for its recommender system. Here are the features they support:

  • You can spot the recommendations engine in action when you click on the Recommendations tab at the top of the page.
  • You can also find it in action when you click on other user’s names, such as George. The top of the right hand column will show you a list of Recommended Users.
  • Finally, you can find a list of users that liked a particular article by clicking on the Full story links. At the bottom of the each story link discussion you will find a Those that like this also liked section.

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Daniel Lemire

A computer science professor at the University of Quebec (TELUQ).

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