About MovieLens

MovieLens is a research site run by GroupLens Research at the University of Minnesota. MovieLens uses "collaborative filtering" technology to make recommendations of movies that you might enjoy, and to help you avoid the ones that you won't. Based on your movie ratings, MovieLens generates personalized predictions for movies you haven't seen yet. MovieLens is a unique research vehicle for dozens of undergraduates and graduate students researching various aspects of personalization and filtering technologies.

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MovieLens is maintained by members of GroupLens Research at the University of Minnesota. Want to contact us?.


This work is funded by the National Science Foundation, grants IIS 96-13960, IIS 01-02229, IIS 03-24851, IIS 05-34420.

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