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Making SENSE: socially enhanced search and exploration

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Making SENSE: socially enhanced search and exploration
Online communities like Flickr, del.icio.us and YouTube have established themselves as very popular and powerful services for publishing and searching contents, but also for identifying other users who share similar interests. In these communities, data are usually annotated with carefully selected and often semantically meaningful tags, collaboratively chosen by the user who uploaded an item and other users who came across the item. Items like urls or videos are typically retrieved by issueing queries that consist of a set of tags, returning items that have been frequently annotated with these tags. However, users often prefer a more personalized way of searching over such a `global' search, exploiting preferences of and connections between users. The SENSE system presented in this demo supports hybrid personalization along two dimensions: in the social dimension, a search process is focused towards items tagged by users explicitly selected as friends by the querying user, where...
Tom Crecelius, Mouna Kacimi, Sebastian Michel, Tho
Added 28 Dec 2010
Updated 28 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2008
Where PVLDB
Authors Tom Crecelius, Mouna Kacimi, Sebastian Michel, Thomas Neumann, Josiane Xavier Parreira, Ralf Schenkel, Gerhard Weikum
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