Automatic identification of informal social groups and places for geo-social recommendations

  title={Automatic identification of informal social groups and places for geo-social recommendations},
  author={Ankur Gupta and S. S. Paul and Cristian Borcea},
Mobile locatable devices can help identify previously unknown ad hoc or semi-permanent groups of people and their meeting places. Newly identified groups or places can be recommended to people to enhance their geo-social experience, while respecting privacy constraints. For instance, new students can learn about popular hangouts on campus or faculty members can learn about groups of students routinely having research discussions. This article presents a clustering algorithm based on user co… CONTINUE READING
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