Starting with a meagre 925 titles for rent, Netflix now boasts a collection of 100,000 titles and over 44 million subscribers. While a monthly subscription model for unlimited rentals without any late fees has served Netflix well, it would be for nought without a core technology that ensures that a Netflix customer enjoys the best movies and gets the most bang for his buck every time he streams a movie online or rents a DVD by mail, week after week, month after month.
So what exactly is a recommendation engine and how does it work?
Recommender system are software which recommend items which may be news, clothes, books, videos (movies), songs, household items and electronic products etc.
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