Real Geo-Social Recommender System

  • Panagiotis Symeonidis
  • Dimitrios Ntempos
  • Yannis Manolopoulos
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Abstract

This chapter presents a real-world recommender system for LBSNs. GeoSocialRec (http://delab.csd.auth.gr/geosocialrec) allows to test, evaluate and compare different recommendation styles in an online setting, where the users of GeoSocialRec actually receive recommendations during their check-in process. The system’s experimental evaluation checks its performance in terms of accurate recommendations. Moreover, we present a user study for evaluating different styles of explanations that come along with a recommendation to users.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Panagiotis Symeonidis
    • 1
  • Dimitrios Ntempos
    • 2
  • Yannis Manolopoulos
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Informatics Data Engineering LaboratoryAristotle University of ThessalonikiStavroupoli, ThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.Kiwe DevelopmentThessalonikiGreece
  3. 3.Department of Informatics Data Engineering LabAristotle University of ThessalonikiStavroupoli, ThessalonikiGreece

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