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AWESOME - A Data Warehouse-based System for Adaptive Website Recommendations

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AWESOME - A Data Warehouse-based System for Adaptive Website Recommendations
Recommendations are crucial for the success of large websites. While there are many ways to determine recommendations, the relative quality of these recommenders depends on many factors and is largely unknown. We propose a new classification of recommenders and comparatively evaluate their relative quality for a sample website. The evaluation is performed with AWESOME (Adaptive website recommendations), a new data warehouse-based recommendation system capturing and evaluating user feedback on presented recommendations. Moreover, we show how AWESOME performs an automatic and adaptive closed-loop website optimization by dynamically selecting the most promising recommenders based on continuously measured recommendation feedback. We propose and evaluate several alternatives for dynamic recommender selection including a powerful machine learning approach.
Andreas Thor, Erhard Rahm
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Type Conference
Year 2004
Where VLDB
Authors Andreas Thor, Erhard Rahm
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