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What happened to content-based information filtering?

Nanas, Nikolaos; De Roeck, Anne and Vavalis, Manolis (2009). What happened to content-based information filtering? In: ed. Advances in Information Retrieval Theory. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5766. Berlin: Springer, pp. 249–256.

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Personalisation can have a significant impact on the way information is disseminated on the web today. Information Filtering can be a significant ingredient towards a personalised web. Collaborative Filtering is already being applied successfully for generating personalised recommendations of music tracks, books, movies and more. The same is not true for Content-Based Filtering. In this paper, we identify some possible reasons for the notable absence of a broad range of personalised information delivery and dissemination services on the web today. We advocate that a more holistic approach to user profiling is required and we discuss the series of still open, challenging research issues raised.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2009 Springer
ISBN: 3-642-04416-6, 978-3-642-04416-8
Extra Information: In:
Advances in Information Retrieval Theory
Second International Conference on the Theory of Information Retrieval, ICTIR 2009 Cambridge, UK, September 10-12
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
Other Departments > Vice-Chancellor's Office
Other Departments
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 20901
Depositing User: Anne De Roeck
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2010 08:21
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2016 12:38
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