A Spatial-Temporal Probabilistic Matrix Factorization Model for Point-of-Interest Recommendation

@inproceedings{Li2016ASP,
  title={A Spatial-Temporal Probabilistic Matrix Factorization Model for Point-of-Interest Recommendation},
  author={Huayu Li and Richang Hong and Zhiang Wu and Yong Ge},
  booktitle={SDM},
  year={2016}
}
With the rapid development of Location-based Social Network (LBSN) services, a large number of Point-of-Interests (POIs) have been available, which consequently raises a great demand of building personalized POI recommender systems. A personalized POI recommender system can significantly help users to find their preferred POIs and assist POI owners to attract more customers. However, due to the complexity of users’ checkin decision making process that is influenced by many different factors… CONTINUE READING