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RecSysTV 2016 - Time Series Effects For TV Recommendations

by Diana Hu

Published September 15, 2016 in Technology

Recommendations for the television platform behave quite differently than the ones for video on demand platforms. A key difference is the dependency on television schedule and shows’ seasonality. In this talk, we will explore the time series effects that can be observed in the shows cyclicality, and more interestingly the effects of this cyclicality on users’ behavior. We’ll also go over some approaches to incorporate the time component onto different kinds of recommendations at Verizon IPTV