Amazon’s Recommendation Network – Visualized

Ever wondered how Amazon manages its recommendation engine? Ever wondered what a book looks like in relation to it’s peers and associated titles? Through the interactive processing tool Gephi API Christopher Warnow helps you delve into the network of relationships surrounding a book.

Amazon Recommendation Network from Christopher Warnow on Vimeo.

The application takes a link from a book on Amazon and visualizes the network of books surrounding it. It presents a fascinating insight into how deep and complex Amazon’s recommendation engine has become.

(via O’Reilly Radar)

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