Evangelia Christakopoulou

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Item-based approaches based on SLIM (Sparse LInear Methods) have demonstrated very good performance for top-N recommendation; however they only estimate a single model for all the users. This work is based on the intuition that not all users behave in the same way -- instead there exist subsets of like-minded users. By using different item-item models for(More)
Sales professionals help organizations win clients for products and services. Generating new clients starts with identifying the right decision makers at the target organization. For the past decade, online professional networks have collected tremendous amount of data on people's identity, their network and behavior data of buyers and sellers building(More)
This paper suggests a number of research directions in which the recommender systems can improve their quality, by moving beyond the assumptions of linearity and independence that are traditionally made. These assumptions, while producing effective and meaningful results, can be suboptimal, as in lots of cases they do not represent the real datasets. In(More)
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