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A review of evolutionary and immune-inspired information filtering

Nanas, Nikolaos and De Roeck, Anne (2009). A review of evolutionary and immune-inspired information filtering. Natural Computing, 9(3) pp. 545–573.

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In recent years evolutionary and immune-inspired approaches have been applied to content-based and collaborative filtering. These biologically inspired approaches are well suited to problems like profile adaptation in content-based filtering and rating sparsity in collaborative filtering, due to their distributed and dynamic characteristics. In this paper we introduce the relevant concepts and algorithms and review the state of the art in evolutionary and immune-inspired information filtering. Our intention is to promote the interplay between information filtering and biologically inspired computing and boost developments in this emerging interdisciplinary field.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2009 Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
ISSN: 1567-7818
Extra Information: From the issue entitled "Special Issue "Artificial Immune Systems - ICARIS 2007" guest edited by Leandro Nunes de Castro, Jon Timmis, Helder Knidel and Fernando Von Zuben.Special Issue "State of the Art in Swarm Intelligence: Practice" guest edited by Eric Bonabeau, David Corne and Riccardo Poli."
Keywords: genetic algorithms; artificial immune systems; information filtering
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 27930
Depositing User: Catherine McNulty
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2011 10:51
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2018 14:38
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