Sunday, June 3, 2007

CoFE Collaborative filtering Engine


COllaborative Filtering Engine

Collaborative filtering is the process of computing personalized recommendations by finding users with similar taste. Such techniques have been successfully used to recommend newsgroup articles, movies, music, and e-commerce products. Collaborative filtering is most known for its use on popular e-commerce sites such as or Today, most recommender systems are proprietary.

This free server (including source code) allows anyone to easily set up a recommendation system. It should run on any platform that supports Java 1.4. We hope it will enhance academic research and commercial application of such systems by removing the need for developers to create such an engine themselves.