[CEUR Workshop Proceedings] Vol-910

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RUE 2012
Recommendation Utility Evaluation: Beyond RMSE

Proceedings of the Workshop on Recommendation Utility Evaluation: Beyond RMSE (RUE 2012)

Workshop at the 6th ACM International Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2012)

Dublin, Ireland, September 9, 2012.

Edited by

Xavier Amatriain1
Pablo Castells2
Arjen de Vries3
Christian Posse4
Harald Steck1

1 Netflix, USA
2 Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
3 Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Netherlands, Netherlands
4 Linkedin, USA

Table of Contents

    Full technical papers

  1. Iterative Smoothing Technique for Improving the Stability of Recommender Systems 3-8
    Gediminas Adomavicius, Jingjing Zhang
  2. Toward a New Protocol to Evaluate Recommender Systems 9-14
    Frank Meyer, Françoise Fessant, Fabrice Clérot, Eric Gaussier
  3. Using Crowdsourcing to Compare Document Recommendation Strategies for Conversations 15-20
    Maryam Habibi, Andrei Popescu-Belis
  4. Position papers

  5. Recommender Systems Evaluation: A 3D Benchmark 21-23
    Alan Said, Domonkos Tikk, Klara Stumpf, Yue Shi, Martha Larson, Paolo Cremonesi
  6. On the Use of Weighted Mean Absolute Error in Recommender Systems 24-26
    Sergio Cleger-Tamayo, Juan M. Fernández-Luna, Juan F. Huete
  7. How Similar is Rating Similarity to Content Similarity? 27-29
    Osman Başkaya, Tevfik Aytekin
  8. Modeling Difficulty in Recommender Systems 30-32
    Benjamin Kille
  9. Posters

  10. Insights on Social Recommender Systems 33-38
    Wolney Leal De Mello Neto, Ann Nowé
  11. User Evaluation of Fusion-based Recommender Systems for Serendipity-oriented Recommendation 39-44
    Kenta Oku, Fumio Hattori
  12. Case Study Evaluation of Mahout as a Recommender Platform 45-50
    Carlos E. Seminario, David C. Wilson
  13. Evaluating the Importance of Various Implicit Factors in E-commerce 51-55
    Ladislav Peska, Peter Vojtas

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28-Sep-2012: submitted by Pablo Castells
02-Oct-2012: published on CEUR-WS.org