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Recommendation techniques for Web search and social media

Vahabi, Hossein (2012) Recommendation techniques for Web search and social media. Advisor: Baeza-Yates, Prof. Ricardo. Coadvisor: Silvestri, Dr. Fabrizio . pp. 170. [IMT PhD Thesis]

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Abstract

Recommenders aim to solve the information and interaction overload. A recommender system is a tool that identifies highly relevant items of interest for a user. In this thesis we aim to harness the information available through Web to build recommender systems. In particularwe study on a number of different recommendation problems: "correct tag recommendation", "query recommendation", "tweet recommendation", and "tourist points of interest recommendation". For each problem, we describe and evaluate effective solutions using novel efficient techniques.

Item Type: IMT PhD Thesis
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
PhD Course: Computer Science and Engineering
Identification Number: 10.6092/imtlucca/e-theses/86
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2012 10:51
URI: http://e-theses.imtlucca.it/id/eprint/86

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