Finding a band to
 fall in love with
 @maryrosecook   maryrosecook.com
How?


Take a band the user likes.

Find connected bands.

Show in order of connection strength.
Connections


Myspace friendship
Connections


  Mixtape
Connections


Record label
Connections


Tiny Mix Tapes review
   recommendation
Connections


Epitonic similar artist
Connections


User suggestion
Connections


    last.fm
recommendation
Connections


 mp3 blog
Recommendation Rating
Connection Strength


connection source weight sum + connection rating



Average of all connection       Average of ratin...
Good


Multiple connection sources means diversity.

Global + local ratings mean subtle strengths.
Bad
Connection strengths barely personalised.

120,000 bands.

Only immediate connections considered.

Ignores band qualit...
Terrible



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How To Do Music Recommendation

  1. 1. Finding a band to fall in love with @maryrosecook maryrosecook.com
  2. 2. How? Take a band the user likes. Find connected bands. Show in order of connection strength.
  3. 3. Connections Myspace friendship
  4. 4. Connections Mixtape
  5. 5. Connections Record label
  6. 6. Connections Tiny Mix Tapes review recommendation
  7. 7. Connections Epitonic similar artist
  8. 8. Connections User suggestion
  9. 9. Connections last.fm recommendation
  10. 10. Connections mp3 blog
  11. 11. Recommendation Rating
  12. 12. Connection Strength connection source weight sum + connection rating Average of all connection Average of ratings for this source ratings specific connection
  13. 13. Good Multiple connection sources means diversity. Global + local ratings mean subtle strengths.
  14. 14. Bad Connection strengths barely personalised. 120,000 bands. Only immediate connections considered. Ignores band quality. Ignores band popularity. Ignores music taste evolution.
  15. 15. Terrible Music recommendation separated from life?
  16. 16. Thank you for your kind attention
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