HyRec: leveraging browsers for scalable recommenders

@inproceedings{Boutet2014HyRecLB,
  title={HyRec: leveraging browsers for scalable recommenders},
  author={Antoine Boutet and Davide Frey and Rachid Guerraoui and Anne-Marie Kermarrec and Rhicheek Patra},
  booktitle={Middleware},
  year={2014}
}
The ever-growing amount of data available on the Internet calls for personalization. Yet, the most effective personalization schemes, such as those based on collaborative filtering (CF), are notoriously resource greedy. This paper presents HyRec, an online cost-effective scalable system for user-based CF personalization. HyRec offloads recommendation tasks onto the web browsers of users, while a server orchestrates the process and manages the relationships between user profiles. HyRec has been… CONTINUE READING
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