Recommender systems, invented by U of M computer science professor John Riedl in the 1990s, are Web-based tools that identify user preferences. This technology is now widely used by online commerce and social sites such as Amazon, Netflix, Pandora and Facebook.
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March 28, 2013
Read any good books lately? The University of Minnesota Press is a great place to look. Here’s our monthly giveaway.
March 19, 2013
The Biotechnology Resource Center has equipment that companies large and small can use to put discoveries to the test in larger batches.
March 13, 2013
Jian-Ping Wang and his team are part of an ambitious group of academic researchers and software companies challenging the boundaries of magnetic storage media.
March 12, 2013
The Minnesota Supercomputing Institute is on the move, making improvements to its facilities and services to better meet the needs of businesses engaged in research in growing fields. MSI has installed a new high-speed, high-capacity storage system that more than doubles the capacity of MSI’s previous storage offering. The system eliminates the need to transfer data […]