Improving recommendations using WatchingNetworks in a social tagging system

@inproceedings{Lee2011ImprovingRU,
  title={Improving recommendations using WatchingNetworks in a social tagging system},
  author={Danielle H. Lee and Peter Brusilovsky},
  booktitle={iConference},
  year={2011}
}
This paper aims to examine whether users' watching networks can improve collaborative filtering-based recommendations (CF). Watching networks are established by users upon their perceived usefulness or interests about other users' information collections. The networks do not require mutual agreement between a watching party and a watched party. The typical example of this network is 'following' in Twitter, 'watching' on CiteULike, or 'contacts' on Flickr. Once a user declares that 'I want to… CONTINUE READING