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Paul Bieganski: System, method and article of manufacture for increasing the user value of recommendations. Net Perceptions, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, November 20, 2001: US06321221 (312 worldwide citation)

The invention includes a system, method and article of manufacture for generating a serendipity-weighted recommendation output set to a user based, at least in part, on a serendipity function. The system includes a processing system of one or more processors configured to receive applicable data tha ...


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Paul Bieganski, Joseph A Konstan, John T Riedl: System, method and article of manufacture for making serendipity-weighted recommendations to a user. Net Perceptions, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, December 25, 2001: US06334127 (212 worldwide citation)

The invention includes an electronic processing system, a method and a computer readable storage device for generating a serendipity-weighted recommendation output set to a user based, at least in part, on a serendipity function. The system includes a processing system to receive user item preferenc ...


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Paul Bieganski, Joseph Konstan, John Rauser, Dan Frankowski: System, method, and article of manufacture for making a compatibility-aware recommendations to a user. Net Perceptions, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, June 25, 2002: US06412012 (199 worldwide citation)

A recommendation process includes the consideration of the compatibility of the items being recommended. An electronic processing system for generating a compatibility-aware recommendation output set to a is user based, at least in part, on a set of item compatibility rules. The system includes a pr ...


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Sarwar Badrul M, Good V Nathaniel S, Schafer John B, Miller Bradley N, Konstan Joseph A, Herlocker Jonathan L, Borchers Albert T, Riedl John T: System, method, and article of manufacture for recommending items to users based on user preferences. Net Perceptions, GARRETT Arthur S, May 25, 2001: WO/2001/037193 (1 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a recommendation system that may be operated on a system comprising a client computer (110) connected to a recommendation site (120) via network (130) and utilizes a filterbot automated rating agent. A user uses client computer (110) to request and submit information about ...


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Bieganski Paul, Konstan Joseph A, Riedl John T: System, method and article of manufacture for making high user value recommendations. Net Perceptions, May 16, 2001: EP1099177-A1

The invention includes an electronic processing system, a method and a computer readable storage device for generating a serendipity-weighted recommendation output set to a user based, at least in part, on a serendipity function. The system includes a processing system to receive user item preferenc ...


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Bieganski Paul, Konstan Joseph A, Riedl John T: System, method and article of manufacture for increasing the user value of recommendations. Net Perceptions, May 9, 2001: EP1097423-A1

The invention includes a system, method and article of manufacture for generating a serendipity-weighted recommendation output set to a user based, at least in part, on a serendipity function. The system includes a processing system of one or more processors configured to receive applicable data tha ...


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Loucks Russell J, Norton Jeremy J, Salmonson Steven P, Schutta Nancy K, Thorn Eric: Shopping session application framework. Net Perceptions, GARRETT Arthur S, April 26, 2001: WO/2001/029726

Methods and systems consistent with the present invention solve the inherent problems with current recommender systems by providing a shopping session application framework facility to access recommendation engines from e-commerce sites. Specifically, the framework application easily adds recommenda ...


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Bieganski Paul, Konstan Joseph A, Rauser John, Frankowski Dan: System, method and article of manufacture for producing item compatible recommendations. Net Perceptions, GARRETT Arthur S, July 6, 2000: WO/2000/039725

A recommendation process includes the consideration of the compatibility of the items to be recommended. An electronic processing system for generating a compatibility-modified recommendation output includes a processing system of one or more sets of processors configured to receive applicable data ...