A Framework and an Architecture for Context-Aware Group Recommendations

  • Tim Hussein
  • Timm Linder
  • Werner Gaulke
  • Juergen Ziegler
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6257)

Abstract

In this paper, we propose a generic framework to generate context-aware recommendations for both single users as well as groups. We present the the concept of context views and a corresponding architecture implementing the framework as well as exemplary recommendation workflows for group recommendations.

Keywords

Context Recommender Systems Adaptation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Hussein
    • 1
  • Timm Linder
    • 1
  • Werner Gaulke
    • 1
  • Juergen Ziegler
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Duisburg-EssenGermany

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