xgboost VS LightFM

Compare xgboost vs LightFM and see what are their differences.

xgboost

Scalable, Portable and Distributed Gradient Boosting (GBDT, GBRT or GBM) Library, for Python, R, Java, Scala, C++ and more. Runs on single machine, Hadoop, Spark, Dask, Flink and DataFlow (by dmlc)

LightFM

A Python implementation of LightFM, a hybrid recommendation algorithm. (by lyst)
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xgboost LightFM
4 0
22,631 4,020
0.9% 1.4%
9.6 6.5
4 days ago 2 months ago
C++ Python
Apache License 2.0 MIT License
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xgboost

Posts with mentions or reviews of xgboost. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-02-28.

LightFM

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing xgboost and LightFM you can also consider the following projects:

Surprise - A Python scikit for building and analyzing recommender systems

Prophet - Tool for producing high quality forecasts for time series data that has multiple seasonality with linear or non-linear growth.

MLP Classifier - A handwritten multilayer perceptron classifer using numpy.

tensorflow - An Open Source Machine Learning Framework for Everyone

Keras - Deep Learning for humans

catboost - A fast, scalable, high performance Gradient Boosting on Decision Trees library, used for ranking, classification, regression and other machine learning tasks for Python, R, Java, C++. Supports computation on CPU and GPU.

mlpack - mlpack: a scalable C++ machine learning library --

implicit - Fast Python Collaborative Filtering for Implicit Feedback Datasets

spotlight - Deep recommender models using PyTorch.

MLflow - Open source platform for the machine learning lifecycle