Re: META: private filter option

Alexander 'Sasha' Chislenko (
Tue, 11 Mar 1997 11:17:40 -0500

At 11:15 PM 3/10/97 +0100, Anders Sandberg wrote:
>Hmm, I see some fascinating applications for sociological cluster-analysis
>software here to help people find their ideal select lists. One could even
>use set operations to personalize further...

I now work professionally on ACF (Automated Collaborative Filtering)
technology at Firefly, and I hope to have chance to apply it to a mailing
list sometime soon (this year?). Technologically, it is not very different
collaboratively filtering Reuters newsfeed that Firefly is going to do in near

As for the sociological implications, I am writing an essay on the subject
(see URL below), and would be happy if you could read and comment on it.

Alexander Chislenko <>
ACF theory paper: <>