June 05, 2003
The Ratings Game

David Brake has a good piece up on some flaws that can break down collaborative filters. Collaborative filtering, when done well, is one of the enabling technologies that can allow anthill communities to form — witness the vast edifice of product reviews on Amazon.com constructed by users. Any research that can help build smarter filters would definitely be a Good Thing.

Posted by Jason Lefkowitz at June 05, 2003

The permanent address to that link is http://blog.org/archives/cat_virtual_communities.html#000724

Posted by: David Brake on June 5, 2003 6:07 PM

Thanks -- I've updated the story.

Posted by: Jason Lefkowitz on June 6, 2003 10:19 AM
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