In other words, people are not as fussy about partners as they make out.
Xia and co analyzed a dataset associated with 200,000 individuals from the Chinese dating website which has over 60 million registered users.
A reciprocal score that measures the compatibility between a user and each potential dating candidate is computed, and the recommendation list is generated to include users with top scores.
The performance of our proposed recommendation system is evaluated on a real-world dataset from a major online dating site in China.
Now, in the one meta data analysis to rule them all, scientists have collated reams of online dating research into a scientific recipe for turning an OK Cupid conversation into a first date.