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Building Recommendation Engines by Suresh Kumar Gorakala

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Chapter 9. Building Scalable Recommendation Engines with Mahout

Imagine that you have just launched an online e-commerce website to sell clothes designed by you and you are lucky enough to make your business kick-start well and make it a successful venture. With more web traffic coming to your site, the most obvious choice is to implement a recommendation engine on your website with features such as people who visited something also visited something else, items similar to the current item, and so on. Since your website is new and successful, you have implemented a recommendation engine using popular tools, such as R and Python. The recommendation functionality is deployed and works well, adding more value to the success of the business. Now with ...

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