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Collective Intelligence


I’ve recently read the book: Programming Collective Intelligence written by Toby Segaran released from O’Reilly. Not only does the book detail how some of the algorithms are created, but also how they could be used to correlate real data. The examples span various channels from online dating to stock market trends, from auction price setting to spam filtering and from document classification to search rankings. It’s through these examples that allow for clear understanding of how the algorithms can be applied. This also keeps the read about statistics, data and algorithms interesting.

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