November 29, 2015

Video Presentation: Goodreads VP on “The Mechanics of Book Recommendation Engines”

A presentation by Kyusik Chung from Goodreads at the Booknet Canada Technology Forum that took place in Toronto a little over a month ago

From the Program:

Kyusik Chung, VP of Business Development at Goodreads and co-founder of Discovereads, takes us behind the scenes and explains how book recommendation engines work. Learn about the different kinds of book recommendation engines are out there, how they work and what went into the creation of Discovereads. Find out how engines match readers with books and authors and how readers are responding to them, and and learn tips on how to optimize your books for matchmaking.

Direct to Video (Runs 40 Minutes)

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