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Recommender-Systems Text Books

If you are new to recommender systems, a text-book may be a good starting point. We would particularly recommend the following three textbooks. Book descriptions are from Amazon, sometimes extended by our own comments. Recommender Systems Handbook (2nd edt.; 2015) Written/Edited by Francesco Ricci, Lior Rokach, Bracha Shapira who are some of the most renowned...

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Summer Schools

A great opportunity to learn about recommender systems and build your network are summer schools. Unfortunately, there are only few summer schools on recommender systems and rather infrequently (If you know of other recommender-system summer schools, please let us know). ACM Summer School on Recommender Systems The ACM Conference on Recommender Systems occasionally has a...

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Online Courses On Recommender Systems

A bit more motivating and interactive than text-books are online-courses about recommender systems. On this page, you find a list of recommender-system courses offered by the two major MOOCs providers (massive open online courses), i.e. Coursera and Udemy. Course descriptions are copied from the MOOC's websites. Coursera Recommender Systems Specialization This course is offered by...

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Blogs & News

We are not aware of any other blogs or news websites that have a strong focus on recommender systems. Beside RS_c, your best option for news relating to recommender systems is probably Twitter and the hashtag #recsys, and for a more academic focus creating alerts and conducting regular searches on Google Scholar, SemanticScholar, ResearchGate, and...

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Certificates

While many online courses like Coursera issue a certificate after completion of a module, there are also "more advanced" certificates in some areas. For instance, Google offers a "Professional Machine Learning Engineer" certificate and so does Amazon AWS Machine Learning. However, we are not aware of any Recommender System Certificate. Are you? Let us know!

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