Proactive Recommendation System for m-Tourism Application

  • Alexander Smirnov
  • Alexey Kashevnik
  • Andrew Ponomarev
  • Nikolay Shilov
  • Nikolay Teslya
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 194)


In m-tourism applications, the proactive recommendations are especially actual for two major reasons: (1) the highly dynamic nature of the problem situation (the user continuously moves, the transport situation and weather conditions change); (2) limited possibilities of mobile devices for explicit information entry and checking large amounts of alternative solutions, but rich possibilities for tacit information entry via various sensors. The paper proposes an approach and research prototype based on the technologies of smart space and proactive recommendation systems. The architecture is based on the smart space technology. The system implementing the proposed approach helps the tourists to plan their attraction attending schedule based on the context information about the current situation in the region, its foreseen development, the tourist’s preferences and previous behavior, using their mobile devices.


m-tourism infomobility proactive recommendation system smart space 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Smirnov
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alexey Kashevnik
    • 1
  • Andrew Ponomarev
    • 1
  • Nikolay Shilov
    • 1
  • Nikolay Teslya
    • 1
  1. 1.St.Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of SciencesSt.PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.ITMO UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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