[CEUR Workshop Proceedings] Vol-816

Copyright 2011 for the individual papers by the papers' authors. Copying permitted only for private and academic purposes. This volume is published and copyrighted by its editors.

DiveRS 2011ACM RecSys 2011 Workshop on Novelty and Diversity in Recommender Systems

Proceedings of the Workshop on Novelty and Diversity in Recommender Systems (DiveRS 2011), at the 5th ACM International Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2011)

Chicago, Illinois, USA, 23 October 2011

Edited by

Pablo Castells1
Jun Wang2
Rubén Lara3
Dell Zhang4

1 Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
2 University College London, UK
3 Telefónica Investigación y Desarrollo, Spain
4 Birkbeck, University of London, UK

Table of Contents


  1. Maximizing Aggregate Recommendation Diversity: A Graph-Theoretic Approach 3-10
    Gediminas Adomavicius, Youngok Kwon
  2. On Unexpectedness in Recommender Systems: Or How to Expect the Unexpected 11-18
    Panagiotis Adamopoulos, Alexander Tuzhilin
  3. Fusion-based Recommender System for Improving Serendipity 19-26
    Kenta Oku, Fumio Hattori
  4. The Oblivion Problem: Exploiting Forgotten Items to Improve Recommendation Diversity 27-34
    Fernando Mourão, Claudiane Fonseca, Camila Araújo, Wagner Meira Jr.
  5. A Framework for Recommending Collections 35-42
    Jennifer Golbeck, Derek L. Hansen
  6. Helping Users Perceive Recommendation Diversity 43-50
    Rong Hu, Pearl Pu
  7. An Evaluation of Novelty and Diversity Based on Fuzzy Logic 51-58
    Simone Santini, Pablo Castells

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2-Dec-2011: submitted by Pablo Castells
2-Dec-2011: published on CEUR-WS.org