2.Ordered List

2. Ordered List

By presenting top reccomendations in an ordered list, users can make a choice among multiple items that are recommended for them.

What can designers do with this pattern?

Source: screenshot


Spotify and Netflix present many of these.

Input or output?


How do users control the algorithm?

Users selections can be used as to tune the algorithm.

How do users understand the control?

The user can choose among presented alternatives (and as such have the space to make a final decision, making the quality of the recommendation less critical). Users will mostly not be aware of the effects of a certain choice in training the algorithm.

Related Patterns

Related algoritmic affordance pattern in this library are listed below.