Recommending Multimedia Objects in Cultural Heritage Applications

  • Ilaria Bartolini
  • Vincenzo Moscato
  • Ruggero G. Pensa
  • Antonio Penta
  • Antonio Picariello
  • Carlo Sansone
  • Maria Luisa Sapino
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8158)


Italy’s Cultural Heritage is the world’s most diverse and rich patrimony and attracts millions of visitors every year to monuments, archaeological sites and museums. The valorization of cultural heritage represents nowadays one of the most important research challenges in the Italian scenario. In this paper, we present a general multimedia recommender system able to uniformly manage heterogeneous multimedia data and to provide context-aware recommendation techniques supporting intelligent multimedia services for the users. A specific application of our system within the cultural heritage domain is proposed by means of a real case study in the mobile environment related to an outdoor scenario, together with preliminary results on user’s satisfaction.


Cultural Heritage Recommender System Multimedia Data Touristic Guide Video Shot 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ilaria Bartolini
    • 1
  • Vincenzo Moscato
    • 2
  • Ruggero G. Pensa
    • 3
  • Antonio Penta
    • 3
  • Antonio Picariello
    • 2
  • Carlo Sansone
    • 2
  • Maria Luisa Sapino
    • 3
  1. 1.DISIUniversity of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.DIETIUniversity of Naples ”Federico II”Italy
  3. 3.University of Torino, DIItaly

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