TripBuilder: A Tool for Recommending Sightseeing Tours
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- Brilhante I., Macedo J.A., Nardini F.M., Perego R., Renso C. (2014) TripBuilder: A Tool for Recommending Sightseeing Tours. In: de Rijke M. et al. (eds) Advances in Information Retrieval. ECIR 2014. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8416. Springer, Cham
We propose TripBuilder, an user-friendly and interactive system for planning a time-budgeted sightseeing tour of a city on the basis of the points of interest and the patterns of movements of tourists mined from user-contributed data. The knowledge needed to build the recommendation model is entirely extracted in an unsupervised way from two popular collaborative platforms: Wikipedia and Flickr. TripBuilder interacts with the user by means of a friendly Web interface that allows her to easily specify personal interests and time budget. The sightseeing tour proposed can be then explored and modified. We present the main components composing the system.
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