Has Netflix given away the answers in its software competition?

 作者:胶缙     |      日期:2019-03-02 03:13:00
By Zeeya Merali THERE’s $1 million at stake in a competition being run by an online DVD rental firm. If you are thinking of entering, you might want to take note of an analysis by two computer scientists which has revealed a loophole that could be used as a cheat’s charter. Netflix, based in Los Gatos, California, is offering the prize to the first person who can achieve a 10 per cent improvement in the system it uses to recommend movies to its customers. The competition has already attracted more than 11,