[mythtv] 'recommendations' patch 3
kvandivo at ks.uiuc.edu
Sun Sep 21 20:52:08 EDT 2003
This patch is a third draft of a 'recommendations' section for
changes with this patch:
The calculated 'rating' is now shown as a column when you choose to
The database code has been moved into dbcheck.cpp. It is currently
commented out, as submitted.
tweaked the view a little bit more. Gave the table column headings.
Upcoming: sort for the table by time or ratings.
the ability to rate programs. recommendation code would
then start working off of your ratings. This should make
things even more accurate.
- Previous Release Notes -
It isn't totally refined yet, and certainly isn't perfect, but I'd be
happy if others were interested in trying it out and seeing how well
it does for them. Release early, release often.
There are four new files that are also attached, along with the patch.
The top lines of the patch tell where they go.
The recommendations are currently being calculated when new data
is downloaded from the web. (I have about a million ideas of where
I want to eventually go with this, but "release early...".. Once
have patched and reinstalled everything, you can force it to
calculate recommendations for you by running
To access the recommendation list in the GUI, go to TV | Schedule
Recordings and there will be a new option to View Recommendations.
They are sorted by what it thinks you will like the best. You can then
select one and choose to record it.
This release is basically to get it out there. Like I said, I have
a lot of things planned. Refinements to the "brain", enhancements
to the gui, optional autorecording of recommendations with settings,
collaborative filtering (eventually) etc. etc.. release early;
But, the road to anywhere begins with a single step. So, feel free and
play with it. My only requirement is that give me useful feedback. :)
Kirby Vandivort Theoretical and Computational Biophysics
Email: kvandivo at ks.uiuc.edu 3051 Beckman Institute
http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~kvandivo/ University of Illinois
Phone: (217) 244-5711 405 N. Mathews Ave
Fax : (217) 244-6078 Urbana, IL 61801, USA
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