Automatically building research reading lists

@inproceedings{Ekstrand2010AutomaticallyBR,
  title={Automatically building research reading lists},
  author={Michael D. Ekstrand and Praveen Kannan and James A. Stemper and John T. Butler and Joseph A. Konstan and John Riedl},
  booktitle={ACM Conference on Recommender Systems},
  year={2010}
}
All new researchers face the daunting task of familiarizing themselves with the existing body of research literature in their respective fields. Recommender algorithms could aid in preparing these lists, but most current algorithms do not understand how to rate the importance of a paper within the literature, which might limit their effectiveness in this domain. We explore several methods for augmenting existing collaborative and content-based filtering algorithms with measures of the influence… 

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