For details on the algorithm behind Jester, please see:

Eigentaste: A Constant Time Collaborative Filtering Algorithm.

Ken Goldberg, Theresa Roeder, Dhruv Gupta, and Chris Perkins. Information Retrieval, 4(2), 133-151. July 2001.

Jester 4.0 Project Team:

Ken Goldberg, Tavi Nathanson, Ephrat Bitton

Jester 3.0 Project Team:

Ken Goldberg, Robert Hennessy

Jester 2.0 Project Team:

Ken Goldberg, Dhruv Gupta, Chris Perkins

Jester 1.0 Project Team:

Ken Goldberg, Dhruv Gupta, Hiro Narita, Mark DiGiovanni

We thank:

Richard Wallace, Hal Varian, Vivek Sanghi, Carol Kirschenbaum, Avi Goldberg, David Pescovitz, Bob Farzin, Adam Jacobs, Derek Poon, and Cathie Walker

Press:

Reviews:

Eigentaste:

Eigentaste, the algorithm that powers Jester, was developed at UC Berkeley by Prof. Ken Goldberg et. al. To learn more about it, go here.

More Information:

For more information, see the following paper:

Algorithms, Models and Systems for Eigentaste-Based Collaborative Filtering and Visualization
Tavi Nathanson. Master's thesis, EECS Department, University of California, Berkeley, May 2009.