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Netflix prize claimed by international research team

In the span of 3 years, some 40,000 teams from around the world took up Netflix’s challenge of improving movie recommendations by 10% over the company’s Cinematch engine. And just a day ago, one of these teams has claimed the top prize and the $1,000,000 that go with it. This team consists of the 2007… Read More »

Netflix progress prize winners

If you remember, roughly one year ago, Netflix announced a contest with a $1 million prize for anyone who can design an algorithm to improve the accuracy of their recommendation engine by %10. They published a large amount of data about movies and user preferences for anyone wishing to participate. Lots of teams signed up… Read More »

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