Emanuele Rabosio

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Group recommender systems help groups of users in finding appropriate items to be enjoyed together. Lots of activities, like watching TV or going to the restaurant, are intrinsically group-based, thus making the group recommendation problem very relevant. In this paper we study ephemeral groups, i.e., groups where the members might be together for the first(More)
The increasing amount of available digital data motivates the development of techniques for the management of the information overload which risks to actually reduce people's knowledge instead of increasing it. Research is concentrating on topics related to the problem of filtering/suggesting a subset of available information that is likely to be of(More)
The term information overload was already used back in the 1970s by Alvin Toffler in his book Future Shock, and refers to the difficulty to understand and make decisions when too much information is available. In the era of Big Data, this problem becomes much more dramatic, since users may be literally overwhelmed by the cataract of data accessible in the(More)
This demo presents a framework for personalizing data access on the basis of the users' context and of the preferences they show while in that context. The system is composed of (i) a server application, which “tailors” a view over the available data on the basis of the user's contextual preferences, previously inferred from log data, and (ii)(More)
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