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Designing a general algorithm for interest matching is a major challenge in building online community and agent-based communication networks. This paper presents an information theoretic concept-matching approach to measure degrees of similarity among users. Kullback-Leiber distance is used as a measure of similarity on users represented by concept(More)
The Internet has brought a new meaning to the term communities. Geography is no longer a barrier to international communications. However, the paradigm of meeting new interesting people remains entrenched in traditional means; meeting new interesting people on the Internet still relies on chance and contacts. This thesis explores a new approach towards(More)
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