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ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (TMIS), Volume 6 Issue 4, January 2016



Section: Research Commentary

The Netflix Recommender System: Algorithms, Business Value, and Innovation
Carlos A. Gomez-Uribe, Neil Hunt
Article No.: 13
DOI: 10.1145/2843948

This article discusses the various algorithms that make up the Netflix recommender system, and describes its business purpose. We also describe the role of search and related algorithms, which for us turns into a recommendations problem as well....

Section: Research Commentary

Peripheral Developer Participation in Open Source Projects: An Empirical Analysis
Rajiv Krishnamurthy, Varghese Jacob, Suresh Radhakrishnan, Kutsal Dogan
Article No.: 14
DOI: 10.1145/2820618

The success of the Open Source model of software development depends on the voluntary participation of external developers (the peripheral developers), a group that can have distinct motivations from that of project founders (the core...

Service Ratio-Optimal, Content Coherence-Aware Data Push Systems
Christos Liaskos, Ageliki Tsioliaridou
Article No.: 15
DOI: 10.1145/2850423

Advertising new information to users via push is the trigger of operation for many contemporary information systems. Furthermore, passive optical networks are expected to extend the reachability of high-quality push services to thousands of...