Not a Typical Talk on Recommender Systems

A general pipeline inside a recommender system


Understand recommender systems from a less technical perspective

Jul 18, 2019 2:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Lun-Tan via Zoom

This talk introduces the fundamentals of recommender systems to those unfamiliar. The talk covers the motivations for recommender systems, a typical pipline inside a recommender system, and several basic models for CTR prediction (LR, Poly2, and (F)FM). A dicussion on the ethical implication of recsys is included at the end.

Tianyu Zhang 张天宇
Tianyu Zhang 张天宇
Undergraduate AI Major. Dreamer. Doer.

My research interests lie at the intersection of machine learning and scalable, distributed systems.