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Statistical models of music-listening sessions in social media

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Statistical models of music-listening sessions in social media
User experience in social media involves rich interactions with the media content and other participants in the community. In order to support such communities, it is important to understand the factors that drive the users’ engagement. In this paper we show how to define statistical models of different complexity to describe patterns of song listening in an online music community. First, we adapt the LDA model to capture music taste from listening activities across users and identify both the groups of songs associated with the specific taste and the groups of listeners who share the same taste. Second, we define a graphical model that takes into account listening sessions and captures the listening moods of users in the community. Our session model leads to groups of songs and groups of listeners with similar behavior across listening sessions and enables faster inference when compared to the LDA model. Our experiments with the data from an online media site demonstrate that th...
Elena Zheleva, John Guiver, Eduarda Mendes Rodrigu
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Year 2010
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Authors Elena Zheleva, John Guiver, Eduarda Mendes Rodrigues, Natasa Milic-Frayling
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