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From Sean Owen <>
Subject Re: getAllOtherItems
Date Sun, 15 Aug 2010 20:53:40 GMT
(True, the SVD's real benefit is that it can build more user-user
and/or item-item connections by squeezing the data down into many
fewer dimensions. It's making more items be co-rated in a sense.)

On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 1:18 PM, Tamas Jambor <> wrote:
> On 15/08/2010 18:29, Sebastian Schelter wrote:
>> What talk about is actually not a bug, if there are no co-rated items
>> it's absolutely logical that nothing can be recommended. In a real world
>> application you would maybe want to show the user the latest or overall
>> top-rated items as a workaround (just to show them something).
> Thanks, it's true for neighbourhood based algorithms, but SVD could still
> give you results.
> Tamas

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