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Tag-based user modeling for social multi-device adaptive guides

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Tag-based user modeling for social multi-device adaptive guides
This paper aims to demonstrate that the principles of adaptation and user modeling, especially social annotation, can be integrated fruitfully with those of the Web 2.0 paradigm and thereby enhance in the domain of cultural heritage. We propose a framework for improving recommender systems through exploiting the users tagging activity. We maintain that Web 2.0's participative features can be exploited by adaptive web-based systems in order to enrich and extend the user model, improve social navigation and enrich information from a bottom-up perspective. Thus our approach stresses social annotation as a new and powerful kind of feedback and as a way to infer knowledge about users. The prototype implementation of our framework in the domain of cultural heritage is named iCITY. It is serving to demonstrate the validity of our approach and to highlight the benefits of this approach specifically for cultural heritage. iCITY is an adaptive, social, multi-device recommender guide that p...
Francesca Carmagnola, Federica Cena, Luca Console,
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Type Journal
Year 2008
Where UMUAI
Authors Francesca Carmagnola, Federica Cena, Luca Console, Omar Cortassa, Cristina Gena, Anna Goy, Ilaria Torre, Andrea Toso, Fabiana Vernero
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