Omar Cortassa

Learn More
This paper aims to demonstrate that the principles of adaptation and user modeling, especially social annotation, can be integrated fruitfully with those of the web 2.0 paradigm and thereby enhance in the domain of cultural heritage. We propose a framework for improving recommender systems through exploiting the users tagging activity. We maintain that web(More)
Social tagging is a kind of social annotation by which users label resources, typically web objects, by means of keywords with the goal of sharing, discovering and recovering them. In this paper we investigate the possibility of exploiting the user tagging activity in order to infer knowledge about the user. Up to now the relation between tagging and user(More)
In this paper we present iCITY, an ongoing project, aimed to be a social adaptive mobile guide that exploits Semantic Web technologies in a Web 2.0 vision in order to provide cultural events of the city of Torino. The main goal of the iCITY project is to show i) how navigation and information retrieval in ubiquitous environment may be improved using Web 2.0(More)
  • 1