Algorithm and Model Selection for CF-based Recommenders Optimized for a VOD Platform

    |    Friday September 28th, 2018

The following tech blog article is part of a series of detailed tech explanations of a recommender system built together by realeyz (EYZ Media GmbH) and DAI-Labor (TU Berlin). The tech blog functions as a knowledge base and exchange about technical solutions supporting transnational marketing, branding and distribution of European audiovisual works on VOD services. 

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Event-based Approach – Introducing External Social Resource into the Recommender

    |    Tuesday September 4th, 2018

The following tech blog article is part of a series of detailed tech explanations of a recommender system built together by realeyz (EYZ Media GmbH) and DAI-Labor (TU Berlin). The tech blog functions as a knowledge base and exchange about technical solutions supporting transnational marketing, branding and distribution of European audiovisual works on VOD services. 

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Elasticsearch: a flexible plugin makes meta-data better used in recommenders

    |    Friday August 24th, 2018

The following tech blog article is part of a series of detailed tech explanations of a recommender system built together by realeyz (EYZ Media GmbH) and DAI-Labor (TU Berlin). The tech blog functions as a knowledge base and exchange about technical solutions supporting transnational marketing, branding and distribution of European audiovisual works on VOD services. 

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EYZ Media research: cooperation with DAI-Labor TU Berlin

    |    Tuesday August 14th, 2018

Recommender systems have proven effective to help the audience of streaming platforms finding relevant movies and serials hidden in huge amount of available content. The question is how can the audience be assisted in finding the most interesting movies matching the individual user preferences. Popular platforms, like Netflix, Pandora, and Amazon successfully provide recommender systems. 

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Has the end of Video-on-Demand been heralded long ago?

    |    Wednesday February 28th, 2018

Amazon recently announced (strategically shortly before the press conference for Netflix’s quarterly results) that its own video streaming offering Prime Video will be terminable on a monthly basis and will be offered at a symbolic price of one dollar less than its competitor, independent of Amazon Prime’s overall offering. The offer is valid only in 

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All collected, not knowing anything: Why a data strategy is important in digital marketing

    |    Friday February 2nd, 2018

Digitisation hooray! Cloud computing, automation and big data. Everyone participates and everyone has heard that data is the most valuable raw material of the information age. However, the market is still in its infancy when it comes to the optimal use of data, as most companies still lack a professional data strategy. Thus the premise 

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