Patent Number: 8,578,275

Title: Application recommendation

Abstract: A method for application recommendation performed by a computerized application recommendation system includes receiving usage data for applications within a category of applications from a plurality of users, and providing a first user with a recommendation for a first application in the category of applications based, at least in part, on a change in the usage data. A computerized application recommendation system includes a processor and a memory. The processor is configured to receive usage data for applications in a category of applications from a plurality of users, and provide a first user with a recommendation for a first application in the category of applications based, at least in part, on a change in the usage data.

Inventors: Brolley; Sarah Nelson (Raleigh, NC), Carter; Bernadette Alexia (Raleigh, NC), Forrester; Jessica Whitley (Raleigh, NC), Lemanski; Kathryn Jane (Raleigh, NC)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 15/177 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017