This course, which is designed to serve as the first course in the Recommender Systems specialization, introduces the concept of recommender systems, reviews several examples in detail, and leads you through non-personalized recommendation using summary statistics and product associations, basic stereotype-based or demographic recommendations, and content-based filtering recommendations.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM INTRODUCTION TO RECOMMENDER SYSTEMS: NON-PERSONALIZED AND CONTENT-BASED
As a software engineer with computer science background I found that course enhancing my knowledge. I'm going to continue the specialization.
The course was easy to understand. but i find the slides not much of help.
Great, thorough introduction with tracks for both Java programmers and non-programmers.
One of the best courses I have taken on Coursera. Choosing Java for the lab exercises makes them inaccessible for many data scientists. Consider providing a Python version.
About the Recommender Systems Specialization
A Recommender System is a process that seeks to predict user preferences. This Specialization covers all the fundamental techniques in recommender systems, from non-personalized and project-association recommenders through content-based and collaborative filtering techniques, as well as advanced topics like matrix factorization, hybrid machine learning methods for recommender systems, and dimension reduction techniques for the user-product preference space.
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