A novel recommendation system approach utilizing social network profiles

@article{Kahara2013ANR,
  title={A novel recommendation system approach utilizing social network profiles},
  author={Timo Kahara and Keijo Haataja and Pekka Toivanen},
  journal={13th International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems (HIS 2013)},
  year={2013},
  pages={155-160}
}
In this paper, a comparative analysis of recommender systems (RSs) to mitigate Cold-Start Problem (CSP) is provided. In addition, a novel way to utilize social network profiles for recommendations is proposed. The proposed DF (Demographic Filtering) and COBF (Community-Based Filtering) based hybrid approach is designed to facilitate user registration process in sites employing RSs and to alleviate CSP, thus enabling the design and implementation of more efficient and accurate RSs. In our… CONTINUE READING