Information Retrieval and Recommender Systems

Alejandro Bellogin, Alan Said. 2019, "Information Retrieval and Recommender Systems". Data Science in Practice.


This chapter provides a brief introduction to two of the most common applications of data science methods in e-commerce: information retrieval and recommender systems. First, a brief overview of the systems is presented followed by details on some of the most commonly applied models used for these systems and how these systems are evaluated. The chapter ends with an overview of some of the application areas in which information retrieval and recommender systems are typically developed.

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