Computational intelligence meets the NetFlix prize

Ryan J. Meuth, Paul Robinette, Donald C. Wunsch
2008 2008 IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence)  
The NetFlix Prize is a research contest that will award $1 Million to the first group to improve NetFlix's movie recommendation system by 10%. Contestants are given a dataset containing the movie rating histories of customers for movies. From this data, a processing scheme must be developed that can predict how a customer will rate a given movie on a scale of 1 to 5. An architecture is presented that utilizes the Fuzzy-Adaptive Resonance Theory clustering method to create an interesting set of
more » ... interesting set of data attributes that are input to a neural network for mapping to a classification.
doi:10.1109/ijcnn.2008.4633869 dblp:conf/ijcnn/MeuthRW08 fatcat:kbrejopksbavpls2rr2lnyjbyi