Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/5515
Title: A mash-up application utilizing hybridized filtering techniques for recommending events at a social networking site
Authors: Kayaalp, Mehmet
Özyer, T.
Özyer, S. T.
Keywords: Collaborative filtering
Content filtering
Recommendation
Social networking
Web 2.0
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Wien
Abstract: Event recommendation is one way of gathering people having same likes/dislikes. In today’s world, many mass amounts of events are organized at different locations and times. Generally, cliques of people are fans of some specific events. They attend together based on each other’s recommendation. Generally, there are many activities that people prefer/opt out attending and these events are announced for attracting relevant people. Rather than, peer-to-peer oracles of a local group of people, or sentiments of people from different sources, an intelligent recommendation system can be used at a social networking site in order to recommend people in collaborative and content basis within a social networking site. We have used an existing social environment (http://www.facebook.com) for deployment. Our application has also been integrated with several web sites for collecting information for assessment. Our system has been designed in modules so that it is open to new data sources either by using web services or web scraping. Currently, our application is yet an application that permits users rate events; they have attended or have beliefs on them. Given the social network between people, system tries to recommend upcoming events to users. For this purpose, we have exploited the fact that a similarity relationship between different events can exist in terms of both content and collaborative filtering. Geographical locations have an impact so; we have also taken geographical location information and social concept of an event. Eventually, our system integrates different sources in facebook (http://www.facebook.com) for doing recommendation between people in close relationship. We have performed experiments among a group of students. Experiments led us have promising results. © 2010, Springer-Verlag.
URI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13278-010-0010-8
https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11851/5515
ISSN: 1869-5450
Appears in Collections:Bilgisayar Mühendisliği Bölümü / Department of Computer Engineering
Scopus İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / Scopus Indexed Publications Collection
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