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Types of recommender systems

I’m still on this kick on recommender systems. I’m further encouraged by happening on a report on “discoverability” by the Minnesota librarians when looking for something else on JR’s blog. The report agrees that recommender systems are a more important trend. In standard information retrieval stuff, you’re going from whatever query the person puts in…

I ran across this piece again just now after having read it when it first came out in 20056: Foster, I. (2005). Service-Oriented Science. Science, 308(5723), 814-817. doi:10.1126/science.1110411 It’s a good piece and quite helpful. Google Scholar says it’s been cited 209 times, so that’s not terribly surprising. But here are some things that are…