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Building Recommendation Engines by Suresh Kumar Gorakala

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Chapter 1. Introduction to Recommendation Engines

How do we buy things? How do we make decisions in our day-to-day lives? We ask our friends or relatives for suggestions before making decisions. When it comes to making decisions online about buying products, we read reviews about the products from anonymous users, compare the products' specifications with other similar products and then we make our decisions to buy or not. In an online world, where information is growing at an exponential rate, looking for valid information will be a challenge. Buying the confidence of the user for the search results will be a much more challenging task. Recommender systems come to our rescue to provide relevant and required information.

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