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LFM User Groups

Kowald, Dominik; Schedl, Markus; Lex, Elisabeth

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  <dc:creator>Kowald, Dominik</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Schedl, Markus</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Lex, Elisabeth</dc:creator>
  <dc:description>This is a subset of the LFM-1b LastFM dataset (, which consists of the listening events (user_events.txt) for three user groups: 1,000 low-mainstream users (low_main_users.txt), 1,000 medium-mainstream users (medium_main_users.txt) and 1,000 high-mainstream users (high_main_users.txt).

The format of the three user files is "user , mainstreaminess_value"

The format of the user-events file is "user \t artist \t album \t track \t timestamp"

Example Python-code for analyzing this dataset as well as more information on the user groups based on mainstreaminess can be found here:</dc:description>
  <dc:subject>Music Recommendation</dc:subject>
  <dc:title>LFM User Groups</dc:title>
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