How to use statistics to generate recomendations

Posted 9 years ago by Evan Tishuk

Hooray for coefficients! Digg is installing a statistically-driven recommendation system similar to what TiVo, Netflix, and Amazon have been doing for a while. Here's Anton, Digg's lead scientist, talking about the new technology.

Anton Talks About The Digg Recommendation Engine from Kevin Rose on Vimeo.

I find it interesting that Kevin and Anton refer to everything as a "story." Many popular "stories" on Digg are actually photos, videos, and top-10 lists.

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