CSCI 374: Homework Assignment #2

Collaborative Filtering
Due: 11:59 PM on Wednesday, September 27 Thursday, September 28

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Instructions for using GitHub for our assignments can be found on the Resources page of the class website, as well as using this link.

Debugging Similarity

To help debug the similarity function (to verify that part of the algorithm is working), here are the Top 5 most similar users (in lastfm_otherUsers.csv) that I found to several of the users for whom we want to make recommendations (in lastfm_forRecs.csv):

Rec User Most Sim 2nd Sim 3rd Sim 4th Sim 5th Sim
User 1 User 680
0.74798
User 488
0.62456
User 203
0.51248
User 417
0.48937
User 307
0.48498
User 2 User 390
0.90940
User 53
0.88695
User 950
0.88333
User 1012
0.80793
User 139
0.79832
User 3 User 694
0.71746
User 403
0.70383
User 947
0.69451
User 439
0.67640
User 723
0.64116