Solving Sparsity Problem in Movie Based Recommendation System


  • Pratibha Bargah Rungta college of engineering and technology bhilai
  • Nitin Mishra Rungta collage engineering & Technology Bhilai (c.g), India



k-mean clustering, euclidean distance, k-mediod clustering, Harmonic Mean.


Movie Recommendation is more useful in our community life due to its strength in giving enhanced entertainment. Recommendation system can advise a collection of movies to users depend on their choice, or the popularities of the movies. while, a set of motion picture recommendation systems have been planned, mainly of these either cannot advise a movie to the presented users powerfully.

In this paper we propose a solve the sparsity problem in movie recommendation system that has the ability to recommend movies to a new user as well as the others. It mines movie databases to collect all the important information, such as, popularity and attractiveness, required for recommendation. But in Recommendation system has many problems like sparsity , cold start , first Rater problem , Unusual user problem. K- mean clustering  is the most successful method of Recommender System. K- means clustering also K-Means Clustering. The Algorithm K-means is one of the simplest unsupervised learning algorithms that solve the well known clustering problem. The procedure follows a simple and easy way to classify a given data set through a certain number of clusters (assume k clusters) fixed a priori.


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How to Cite

Bargah, P., & Mishra, N. (2016). Solving Sparsity Problem in Movie Based Recommendation System. European Journal of Applied Sciences, 4(3), 25.