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From Sean Owen <>
Subject Re: Any other names for generic user/item based recommenders?
Date Fri, 25 May 2012 06:51:58 GMT
"User-based" and "item-based" are commonly used. I might also refer to
them both as similarity-based and/or neighborhood-based approaches.

On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 6:06 AM, Daniel Quach <> wrote:
> I'm writing a short paper about recommender systems and I have been using mahout's generic
item based recommender and generic user based recommender classes with the pearson correlation
> Is there a more official name for these recommenders that I can use when referring to

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