# How are my neighbors calculated?

The neighbors are calculated by picking the users with the highest compatibility rating. The exact formula used to determine the compatibility rating of a user with you is as follows:

compatiblityRating(U) = CS(U) × SW + CF(U) × FW + CD(U) × DW

Where:
• UThe user to compare yourself to
• SNumber of movies seen by you
• SUNumber of movies seen by the other user
• FNumber of movies marked as favorite by you
• FUNumber of movies marked as favorite by the other user
• DNumber of movies marked as didn't liked by you
• DUNumber of movies marked as didn't liked by the other user
• SS(U)Number of movies seen by you and user U
• SF(U)Number of movies marked as a favorite by you and user U
• SD(U)Number of movies marked as a didn't liked by you and user U
• SSP(U)Percentage of number of seen movies shared = (SS(U) / S) * 100 if S > 0; 0 if S = 0
• SSPU(U)Percentage of number of shared seen movies = (SS(U) / SU) * 100 if SU > 0; 0 if SU = 0
• SSF(U)Percentage of number of favorite movies shared = (SF(U) / F) * 100 if F > 0; 0 if F = 0
• SSFU(U)Percentage of number of favorite movies shared = (SF(U) / FU) * 100 if FU > 0; 0 if FU = 0
• SSD(U)Percentage of number of not liked movies shared = (SF(U) / F) * 100 if D > 0; 0 if D = 0
• SSFD(U)Percentage of number of not liked movies shared = (SD(U) / DU) * 100 if DU > 0; 0 if DU = 0
• SCScale factor = 0.3
• MSCMaximum scaled value = 100^SC
• SSSP(U)Scaled percentage of number of seen movies shared = ((SSP(U)^SC) / MSC) × 100
• SSSPU(U)Scaled percentage of number of other user's shared seen movies = ((SSPU(U)^SC) / MSC) × 100
• SSSF(U)Scaled percentage of number of favorite movies shared = ((SSF(U)^SC) / MSC) × 100
• SSSFU(U)Scaled percentage of number of other user's shared favorite movies = ((SSFU(U)^SC) / MSC) × 100
• SSSD(U)Scaled percentage of number of not liked movies shared = ((SSD(U)^SC) / MSC) × 100
• SSSDU(U)Scaled percentage of number of other user's shared not liked movies = ((SSDU(U)^SC) / MSC) × 100
• CS(U)Corrected seen movies percentage = (SSSP(U) * SSSPU(U)) / 100 if SSSP(U) < 100; 100 if SSSP(U) = 100
• CF(U)Corrected favorite movies percentage = (SSSF(U) * SSSFU(U)) / 100 if SSSF(U) < 100; 100 if SSSF(U) = 100
• CD(U)Corrected not liked movies percentage = (SSSD(U) * SSSDU(U)) / 100 if SSSD(U) < 100; 100 if SSSD(U) = 100
• SWWeight applied to seen movies percentage = 0.2 if F > 0; 1.0 if F = 0 and D = 0; 0.6 if F = 0 or D = 0
• FWWeight applied to favorite movies percentage = 0.4 if S > 0; 1.0 if S = 0 and D = 0; 0.6 if S = 0
• DWWeight applied to not liked movies percentage = 0.4 if D > 0