July 21st, 2014
I got more than I bargained for when looking for Citibank branches within 5 miles of zip code 22033.
March 19th, 2014
Mahout is an extremely popular platform for recommendations these days. It is only a matter of time before people will start selling “similarity” services – give two SSNs and find the similarity between users – give two ISBNs and find similarity between books, give two SKUs and find similarity between products. Once such services are available, a facade to build on top of that is straightforward as well.
Consider a facade signature as:
double getSimilarity(String reference, String id1, String id2);