Category Archives: Research

Matrix Factorization: A Simple Tutorial and Implementation in Python

There is probably no need to say that there is too much information on the Web nowadays. Search engines help us a little bit. What is better is to have something interesting recommended to us automatically without asking. Indeed, from … Continue reading

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Location and Friendship: Data Mining in Facebook

In the past, studying social issues such as the mobility of a group of people generally required a huge amount of effort. Questionnaires would have had to be prepared, distributed, and collected after they were filled in. It was and … Continue reading

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Reference implementation of SPEAR ranking algorithm released

We have just released the “reference” implementation of our SPEAR ranking algorithm. The library is written in the Python programming language, and should be straight-forward to use. You can install the library via Python’s setuptools/easy_install or download it from GitHub. … Continue reading

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