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franciscoM on 01/13/15


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URL: http://www.imdb.com/chart/top?ref_=nv_ch_250_4

The IMDB formula for calculating the Top Rated 250 Titles gives a true Bayesian estimate

  1. The formula for calculating the Top Rated 250 Titles gives a true Bayesian estimate:
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  3. weighted rating (WR) = (v ÷ (v+m)) × R + (m ÷ (v+m)) × C
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  5. Where:
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  7. R = average for the movie (mean) = (Rating)
  8. v = number of votes for the movie = (votes)
  9. m = minimum votes required to be listed in the Top 250 (currently 25000)
  10. C = the mean vote across the whole report (currently 7.0)
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  12. For the Top 250, only votes from regular voters are considered.

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