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Namelings

Discover Given Name Relatedness Based on Data from the Social Web
  • Folke Mitzlaff
  • Gerd Stumme
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7710)

Abstract

During the exhausting search for a given name for the yet unborn baby, the idea of a name recommendation system based on relations mined from the “social web” was born. This demonstration paper presents the Nameling, a recommendation system, search engine and academic research platform for given names, which attracted more than 30,000 users within four months, underpinning the relevance of the task and associated research questions.

Keywords

Given Names Network Analysis Recommendation System 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Folke Mitzlaff
    • 1
  • Gerd Stumme
    • 1
  1. 1.Knowledge and Data Engineering Group (KDE)University of KasselKasselGermany

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