Using GroupLens GroupLens Displaying Predictions
In GroupLens, an article is rated on a scale from 1 to 5, inclusive. Where 1 means something like this article is a waste of bandwidth and 5 means that the article was really good. The basic question to ask yourself is, "on a scale from 1 to 5 would I like to see more articles like this one?"
There are four ways to enter a rating for an article in GroupLens.
This function will prompt you for a rating on a scale of one to five.
This function will prompt you for a rating, and rate all the articles in the thread. This is really useful for some of those long running giant threads in rec.humor.
The next two commands, n and , take a numerical prefix to be the score of the article you're reading.
Rate the article and go to the next unread article.
Rate the article and go to the next unread article with the highest score.
If you want to give the current article a score of 4 and then go to the next article, just type 4 n.Using GroupLens GroupLens Displaying Predictions