Encyclopedia of Database Systems

2018 Edition
| Editors: Ling Liu, M. Tamer Özsu

Recommender Systems

  • Mohamed Sarwat
  • Mohamed F. Mokbel
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8265-9_80732

Synonyms

Recommendation engine

Definition

A recommender system (abbrv. RecSys) is a software artifact that suggests interesting items to users from a large pool of items. Let \(\mathcal {U}\)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems EngineeringArizona State UniversityTempeUSA
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of Minnesota-Twin CitiesMinneapolisUSA