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Sequentially learning to place items in multi-position displays or lists is a task that can be cast into the multiple-play semi-bandit setting. However, a major concern in this context is when the system cannot decide whether the user feedback for each item is actually exploitable. Indeed, much of the content may have been simply ignored by the user. The(More)
Innuence maximization is the problem of nding innuent nodes in a graph so as to maximize the spread of information. It has many applications in advertising and marketing on social networks. In this paper, we study the problem of sequentially selecting seeds in the network under the hypothesis that previously activated nodes can still transfer information,(More)
We present in this paper a novel approach for as-you-type top-<i>k</i> keyword search over social media. We adopt a natural "network-aware" interpretation for information relevance, by which information produced by users who are closer to the seeker is considered more relevant. In practice, this query model poses new challenges for effectiveness and(More)
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