Navigating the recommendation space

15. Recommendation-scapes

By offering users recommendations in some form of navigable landscape they can oversee the recommendation space and make informed choices among them.

What can designers do with this pattern?

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Not yet spotted in the wild.

Input or output?


How do users control the algorithm?

Users can browse through -and make sense of- different reccomendations.

How do users understand the control?

The navigation scape gives users insights in recommendations and allows them to build an idea of the inner workings of the recommender.

Related Patterns

Related algoritmic affordance pattern in this library are listed below.