Collective intelligence in action / by Satnam Alag. Bookmark: au/version/; Physical Description. xxv, p.: ill. ; 24 cm. Published. There’s a great deal of wisdom in a crowd, but how do you listen to a thousand people talking at once? Identifying the wants, needs, and knowledge of internet. As Satnam Alag writes in this book, collective intelligence as a research field actually pre- dates the web. But it was after the dot-com era had.

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Published November 4th by Manning Publications first published August 15th Building an intelligent crawler step by step. He sets out to explain all things collective intelligence circa Identifying the wants, needs, and knowledge of internet users can be like listening intelligencd a mob.

Basics of algorithms for applying CI.

Part 1 Gathering data for intelligence

I also liked the authors style of providing summary at the end of each chapter. Trivia About Collective Intell Get immediately reusable code. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Open source libraries are recommended and coding examples presented. You must pickup this book if you are [1]. If you’re a script jock or a web master whose level of technical competence doesn’t extend too far past embedding a youtube video or paypal “buy now” button on your pages, then the most that you are going to get out of this book is just the high level introductory material.

Following a running example, readers harvest and use information from blogs, tags, and other sources. Theory is limited to minimum.

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Collective Intelligence in Action is a hands-on guidebook for implementing collective intelligence concepts using Java. Use cases for applying the framework. It provides a pragmatic approach to personalization by combining content-based analysis with collaborative approaches. Identifying the wants, needs, and knowledge of internet users can be like listening to a mob. How collective intelligence manifests in the GUI and screen flow of various popular web properties is illustrated.


Collective Intelligence in Action is a hands-on guidebook for implementing collective-intelligence concepts using Java. The fact that Satnam presents a lot of stable and useful open source software is worth of noticing. One of Amazon’s marketing tools is it’s “recommendation engine”.

I highly recommend it. We have recommendations for you” at the top when you login into the Amazon. The code examples are immediately reusable and give the Java developer a working collective intelligence toolkit. Mike rated it liked it May 21, Similarity between documents is measured by taking the dot product of the two vectors.

Craig rated it really liked it May 07, Chet rated it liked it Nov 17, Morton, and Andrew L. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Book is worth reading even if you do not plan to use CI in your application. Social networking sites, including the one you are reading right now, Amazon.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. The author of the code takes care not only about the correctness but also about the efficiency and the scalability. High level concepts are introduced first.

I particularly like the approach to explain the mathematical concepts with simple examples, followed by implementing it in simple Java and then leveraging open-source software.

Collective Intelligence in Action eBook added intellignce cart. Table of Contents takes you straight to the book detailed table of contents. It is neither definitive nor canonical so you will be doing more research and studying before you deploy any sophisticated collective intelligence in your applications. Dispatched from collctive UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?


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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Wesen rated it really liked it Jul 13, Similar docs would have a high value close to 1, say. Return to Book Page.

Manning- Computers – pages. Intelligent web crawling 6. Following a running example in which you harvest and use information from blogs, you learn to develop software that you can embed in your own applications. Build a Collective Intelligence toolkit.

Also available is all code from the book. Any document compared to itself would have a dot inte,ligence of 1. The basic idea is that one can catalog documents by removing irrelevant words adjectives, abstract pronouns, conjunctives and “stemming” the remaining words ie: