Recommendation Engine

Take advantage of TensorFlow 2.0's new flexible library to deploy a recommendation engine on retail dataset.

Retail data has grown exponentially over these past few years. Even more so, Covid-19 has shifted massive number of transactions from offline to online. With an increase of data integration among mobile applications, notably of social media, companies have gained more insight into consumer’s activity, behavior, sentiment, and preference. How…

Hello Kuba, thank you so much for your comment. I agree, my motivation to write this article stems from TF's ambiguous tutorial itself, plus they only use MovieLens dataset as an example. I am still working to retrieve prediction from ranking step, hence I will let you know once I'm done with it. Cheers!


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A Hands-On Example Using Python TensorRec Module


Recommendation system is increasing in popularity — every data analyst, data scientist, and data engineer in retails and consumer-related business, whether in e-commerce or traditional offline business will come across this inevitable and important applications of Machine Learning. Perhaps it is not an exaggeration to acclaim it as one of…

Taufik Azri

Data Scientist with interests in applicable solutions in retail and consumer industry.

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