Java Programming: Build a Recommendation System is the capstone project in the Java Programming and Software Engineering Fundamentals Specialization. In order to enroll in the capstone project, students must have passed all previous courses in the Specialization.
Ever wonder how Netflix decides what movies to recommend for you? Or how Amazon recommends books? We can get a feel for how it works by building a simplified recommender of our own!
In this capstone, you will show off your problem solving and Java programming skills by creating recommender systems. You will work with data for movies, including ratings, but the principles involved can easily be adapted to books, restaurants, and more. You will write a program to answer questions about the data, including which items should be recommended to a user based on their ratings of several movies.
Given input files on users ratings and movie titles, you will be able to: