11.Multiple Profiles

11. Multiple Profiles

By allowing users to make multiple profiles they can tune the algoritms to specific behaviors, preferences or family members.

What can designers do with this pattern?

Example of selecting a profile to get profile related recommendations.


Netflix allows users to specify “Who’s watching”

Input or output?


How do users control the algorithm?

Users are offered a choice between recommenders trained on different datasets.

How do users understand the control?

Users are in a position to compare different profiles so that they can find out what works for them.

Related Patterns

Related algoritmic affordance pattern in this library are listed below.