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How to build a recommendation system Based on user infos and without ratings?

I would like to build a recommendation system based only on user informations(age,sex,zipcode,and some quiz answers),based on those features i want to recommend assurance products, but i am confused ...
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Can equation from paper "Item-based Collaborative Filtering Recommendation Algorithms" be used for implicit feedback?

Article Item-based Collaborative Filtering Recommendation Algorithms by Badrul Sarwar, George Karypis, Joseph Konstan, and John Riedl gives this equation: $$P_{u,i} = \frac{\sum_{j}^S s_{i,j} * R_{u,j}...
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How does implicit library calculates scores for items?

What method does implicit(python library) use to calculate scores when recommending items to users using the CosineRecommender model? I understood that it happens in the NearestNeighboursScorer class. ...
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Does Factorization Machines accept continuous variables?

Most of the implementations I have seen of FM rely on an Embedding lookup matrix, restricting the variables that can be used to some categorical variable. Is there a way to use FM with both ...
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Candidate sampling

In the context of extreme multiclass classification with softmax, if I use candidate sampling where each training sample has different output node meanings, how does the network determine at inference ...
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Retrieving products based on pre-existing filters, the fastest way possible

Introduction and case scenario I am developing a microservice for our project, which is going to handle a section named 'custom categories'. The scenario for this part is this: 1- Define the custom ...
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Recommendation: matrix factorization vs neural network training

In the case of collaborative filtering, say we have a matrix of item-item (could also be user-item) interactions. In the "matrix factorization" approach, we use algorithms such as SVD or ...
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Is Averaging vectors generally good approach?

I am working on an ecommerce application where I have eaters and restaurants. Suppose that I am able to generate vector for eaters somehow, then can I find vector for restaurant using weighted average ...
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How to train a recommender based on user_features, item_features and likes?

It is my first time dealing with recommender systems, so I don't understand which algorithm should I use. I am given dataset with columns "user_id", "item_id", "like" (0 ...
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Recreating results from Research Paper

so I have been trying to recreate the results from this particular paper (Neural Collaborative Filtering). The dataset I use closely resembles this . I understand that I should my data into train and ...
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Recommendation System Algorithms for Multi-entity ranking

I'm looking for industry engineering or research papers tacking the problem of universally ranking disparate items. For example, one example is the Doordash recommender, which their team attempted to ...
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job title normalizer

is there any way to normalize job titles using ml or nlp? examples: raw title: UX/UI Engineers normalized title: Software Engineers raw title: UX/UI Designer normalized title: Graphic Designers ...
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predict next career suggestion

I have a dataset having job and description. i want to make model which can predict what are the thing that user needs to improve when the user inputs his skills. For an example, If he has skills - ...
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I want to make a Career suggestion model

There is a dataset having job titles and the descriptions. when a person enter his skills i need to output which category of job he should do. i have already created that using cosine similarity.(If ...
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is concatenating embeddings of different dimension as input to two tower model valid?

I'm trying to build a two tower retrieval system for recommender system. Sudden question popped into my head, when concatenating all embeddings then sending it off to dense layer, does embeddings with ...
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Upsell and cross sell opportunity via recommender system

I have a million residential customers across the United States who purchase my service. Some buy a single service, some buy multiple services. I want to identify similar customers who are alike in ...
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Interaction requirements for user-item data for Content Based Filtering RS

I am trying to build a recommender system using content based filtering for recipes. I am new to recommender systems. My user-item interactions table contains mostly users who have only rated one item ...
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How the RecommenderNet model works

I'm newbie to collaborative filtering based recommendation, I have some questions about collaborative filtering when using keras' RecommenderNet model The RecommenderNet model uses Item-based ...
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How to combine Image-based recommender and Collborative recommender?

I am making a hybrid recommender of two models: Collaborative and Image. Hybrid will receive 2 additional percentage parameters to calculate rating between user and item. For example, to predict ...
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How to predict rating in Image-based recommender system?

Currently I have metadata files, train _rating and test_rating. I have built a model that allows users to input an image and suggest products with similar images. I wanted to make my image-based model ...
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RecSys model performance stalling at 47% AUC and F1-Score. Is the problem due to ratio of users to items in my dataset?

I'm having trouble with making my validation metrics go down for the binary_crossentropy and go up for the F1-score and AUC. I've tried tuning my hyper parameters such as the number of latent features ...
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Collaborative Filtering using ALS

We are trying to use collaborative filtering mechanism for recommendations, implicit data, based on users are navigating to. Trying ALS (using Spark) which makes sense here. All fine. Now the model ...
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What resources can be used to get reliable information about recommender systems and using time feature?

I am working on a recommender system that suggests games to users based on their playing history. So far, I have not used the period - when the user played specific games. I want to test my ...
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What are the benefits of using recommendation models over classification or regression models?

I understand there are specialized models for recommendation such as Collaborative Filtering, Matrix Factorization, or Factorization Machine. But I think recommendation problems can be framed as ...
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Can I use NDCG as a loss function in Tensorflow recommender?

I am trying to follow the sample code here to build a dcn model. I want to use ndcg as the loss function and metrics, but the default one here is rmse. https://www.tensorflow.org/recommenders/...
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ML recommendation techniques where all users are not in training set

I have a list of orders, which contains a list of items. I need to use machine learning to suggest other items to customers based purely on their basket at the time of checkout, considering the ...
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Advice on how to approach a recommendation model for marketing

I am working on a project to provide recommendations to the marketing team to launch effective campaigns. The dataset I have has data on existing customers, their demographic and billing details as ...
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Matrix Factorization with SVD/Gradient Descent - Dealing with new users

I'm working on implementing matrix factorization for a recommender system. I implemented matrix factorization, once with stochastic gradient descent and once with scipy's svds() function. The thing ...
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how to treat tied condition in ndcg calculation?

I am trying to calculate ndcg manually, and not sure how to treat tied condition. For example, item A, B, C, D, the actual rating is 1, 0, 0,0. Should irank = 1,2,3,4. or 1,2,2,2, or 1,3,3,3?
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Implicit feedback based recommendation - User - User recommendation

My dataset involves customer_id, item_id and Count of purchases. My datset size is small...we have 15 users and 317 items.. Currently, am trying to build a recommendation system based on user based ...
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How to update the weights of a ranking algorithms through unsupervised learning?

I have, let's say, 100 samples with n features, and I want to rank them by learning the weights for each feature. Weights must be learned from implicit ratings from the user (eg. user click). However, ...
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Why are similarities all close to 1 in my two tower recommender?

I am trying to build a simple two tower recommender system on the MovieLens 100k dataset. The user tower is just a simple embedding layer. The item tower uses an embedding layer and concats that with ...
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Name of metric: percentage of K for 100% recall

I have a recommendation system problem where full recall is important. Thus, the standard metrics of recall@k is insufficient. Rather, what I want to measure is how much of the recommendations must be ...
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How to build a recommender system for recommending skewed positive class examples using e.g. one-class classification model or anomaly detection?

I want to build a recommendation system for accounts purchasing some items. The ratio of purchase events to view events is very low (less than 1% items that are viewed get bought). Right now I am ...
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how does netflix calculate the percentage match scores?

I know that these scores are calculated by considering the users' past interactions. But I need some details here. For example, suppose that user A has watched the movies X, Y, and Z. For a new movie ...
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Unique Feature Selection's for customers using Azure ML Studio

I have this weird kind of requirement that i need for my azure ml model, not sure how to make it, so its that i will provide the model a bunch of data and in that data each row signifies a single ...
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Can I use faiss as retrieve on recommendation system?

I'm planning on using faiss to generate candidates and then lightgbm to rank the candidates. I think about using E-commerce data, as most of the examples I see using faiss are textual data. Is using ...
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Surprise NMF object is not callable

I am building a recommender system using the Sushi Preference Dataset and the NMF (Non-negative Matrix Factorization) model. I am implementing the same using the Surprise library. I want to use ...
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converting Rating System for Collaborative Filtering Recommender Systems

Why we convert rating (1 to 5 or 1 to 10) to Binary Rating System for Collaborative Filtering Recommender Systems and what is benefit
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How to prepare data if each item has multiple categories (like tags)

I'm working on a recommender system that will recommend movies to users. Movie ratings Movie User Rating 100 201 5 105 256 8 ... ... ... Movie tags Movie Tag 100 1 100 2 100 8 105 2 105 5 ....
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Matching items in a recommender system

I would like to ask for a proposal for a machine learning model that would be suitable for the following problem: I have a training set where each element of type A corresponds to a certain number of ...
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How to add query filter to the Nearest Neighbors algorithm?

I have Nearest Neighbors model, built with sklearn sklearn.neighbors.NearestNeighbors, which I use to make content based recommendations. Sometimes I need to ...
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In-batch Random Negative Sampling

I'm trying to train a recommender model using In-batch Random Negative Sampling as described in the following paper: https://arxiv.org/pdf/2102.06156.pdf. I'm having a bit of difficulty wrapping my ...
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Which is the loss function used for validating a CF Recommender System?

I am developing (from scratch) a memory-based CF Recommender System based on movielens dataset. My CF RS uses a URM (User Rating Matrix) where r_ij contains the rating the user i gave to movie j (or ...
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Resources for Promotion/Demotion Strategies for ML Item Recommendation Systems?

We are looking to design a system where specific items or categories of items can be boosted/promoted up or relegated/demoted down the recommendation order. What are the common strategies or standards ...
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Cluster products that are frequently bought together

I have a dataset of articles metadata for each article, so something like this: product_id color type 1234 red t-shirt and another containing the transactions of customers, which looks like this: ...
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IllegalArgumentException at org.apache.xbean.asm5.ClassReader.<init>(Unknown Source) when training an ALS implementation of spark in scala

I was following this tutorial trying to write a collaborative recommender system using the alternating least squares algorithm in spark. I am using the movie lens dataset which can be found here. My ...
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Evaluate a Recommender System based on the data between two months

currently my company's planning to use a new Recommender tool/library for a book website, and now we want to compare the result between these two tools (both of the tool use Universal Recommender ...
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How to add significance weighting in user based collaborative filtering

I have been learning about recommender systems these past days. More specifically about the collaborative filtering. While exploring I found that it can be useful to use "significance weighting&...
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Customizing Collaborative Filtering for Product Affinity

I'm trying to build a recommendation system and I am trying to use Collaborative Filtering (please let me know if other models fit better for my use case). My Data: My data is for an e-commerce site ...
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