• Improved Indexing & Search Throughput 

    Crane, Matthew Stephen
    Information retrieval is the process of finding relevant information in large corpora of documents based on user queries. Within the discipline there are a number of open research questions and areas. This thesis presents ...
  • The New User Problem in Collaborative Filtering 

    Crane, Matthew Stephen
    The new user problem is a problem that all collaborative filtering systems will face. How do we make recommendations when we do not know what the user likes? This thesis provides an overview of collaborative filtering ...