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Semantic Recommender System for Touristic Context Based on Linked Data

  • Luis Cabrera RiveraEmail author
  • Luis M. Vilches-Blázquez
  • Miguel Torres-Ruiz
  • Marco Antonio Moreno Ibarra
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography book series (LNGC)

Abstract

The lack of personalization presented in touristic itineraries that are offered by travel agencies involve a little flexibility. Basically, they are designed with the points of interest (POIs) that have more relevance in the area. On the other hand, there are POIs that have agreements with the agencies, which originate a excluding POIs that could be interesting for the tourist. In this work, a method capable to use the user preferences, like POIs and activities that user wants to realize during their vacations is proposed. Moreover, some weighted features such as the max distance that user wants to walk between POIs, and opinions of other users, coming from the web 2.0 by means of social media are taken into account. As result, a personalized route, which is composed of recommended POIs for the user and satisfied the user profile is provided.

Keywords

Recommender System User Preference User Profile Spatial Database Collaborative Filter 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was partially sponsored by the IPN, CONACYT and SIP, under grant 20140545. Additionally, we are thankful to the reviewers for their invaluable and constructive feedback that helped improve the quality of the paper.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luis Cabrera Rivera
    • 1
    Email author
  • Luis M. Vilches-Blázquez
    • 2
  • Miguel Torres-Ruiz
    • 1
  • Marco Antonio Moreno Ibarra
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro de Investigación En ComputaciónInstituto Politécnico Nacional UPALM-ZacatencoMexicoMexico
  2. 2.National University of ColombiaBogota D.CColombia

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