I was thinking about those user ratings on products again. I last posted here. Fascinating topic. We all make choices, how?
In one page they mentioned a comic that is so relevant, not only to the subject but also to the Hurricane Sandy, what a coincidence: TornadoGuard
Updates
- Oct 12, 2013: On the “A Bayesian view of Amazon Resellers” blog post by John D. Cook the comments are very interesting. A lot of smart people in the world! Anyway, one commenter, Ian Maxwell, mentioned that one could use the Rule of succession for these kinds of problems.
Links
- Collective Choice: Rating Systems
- How do you rate user ratings?
- TornadoGuard: The Problem with Averaging Star Ratings
- 5 star ratings. Bayesian or Weighted average?
- How Not To Sort By Average Rating
- What is the Rating Average and how is it calculated
- Algorithm for Rating Objects Based on Amount of Votes and 5 Star Rating
- Rating Scale
- A Bayesian view of Amazon Resellers
- Bayesian average
- Brewing a Better Rating System
- DISCUSSION OF FUNCTIONAL DESIGN OPTIONS FOR
ONLINE RATING SYSTEMS: A STATE-OF-THE-ART ANALYSIS - Collaborative filtering
- ID3