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On social networks and collaborative recommendation

Publication Author: 
Konstas, Ioannis
Stathopoulos, Vassilios
Jose, Joemon M.
Host Title: 
SIGIR '09: Proceedings of the 32nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval

Social network systems, like, play a significant role in Web 2.0, containing large amounts of multimedia-enriched data that are enhanced both by explicit user-provided annotations and implicit aggregated feedback describing the personal preferences of each user. It is also a common tendency for these systems to encourage the creation of virtual networks among their users by allowing them to establish bonds of friendship and thus provide a novel and direct medium for the exchange of data.

Event Location: 
Boston, MA, USA
Type of paper: 
Article in Proceedings (WS or C)
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