The Deconfounded Recommender: A Causal Inference Approach to Recommendation
arXiv: Information Retrieval, Volume abs/1808.06581, 2018.
The goal of a recommender system is to show its users items that they will like. In forming its prediction, the recommender system tries to answer: what would the rating be if we u0027forcedu0027 the user to watch the movie? This is a question about an intervention in the world, a causal question, and so traditional recommender systems ar...More
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