A Neural Network Model for Social-Aware Recommendation

  • Lin XiaoEmail author
  • Zhang Min
  • Liu Yiqun
  • Ma Shaoping
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10648)


Social-aware recommender systems have been popular with the rapid growth of social media applications. Existing approaches have attempted to accommodate social information into typical Collaborative Filtering methods and achieved significant improvements. Neural networks are gaining increasing interests in information retrieval tasks. However few studies have considered applying neural network in social-aware recommendation tasks. In this paper, we aim to fill this gap and propose a social-aware neural recommender system. Extensive experiments on real-world datasets demonstrate that our model outperforms state-of-art approaches significantly.



This work was supported by Natural Science Foundation (61532011, 61672311) of China and National Key Basic Research Program (2015CB358700).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Interdisciplinary Information SciencesTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology, Department of Computer Science and TechnologyTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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