Integrating User Data and Collaborative Filtering in a Web Recommendation System

@inproceedings{Buono2001IntegratingUD,
  title={Integrating User Data and Collaborative Filtering in a Web Recommendation System},
  author={Paolo Buono and Maria Francesca Costabile and Stefano Guida and Antonio Piccinno},
  booktitle={OHS-7/SC-3/AH-3},
  year={2001}
}
Web-based applications with a large variety of users suffer from the inabili ty to satisfy heterogeneous needs. A remedy for the negative effects of the traditional "one-size-fits-all" approach is to enhance the system's abili ty to adapt its own behaviour to the users characteristics, such as goals, tasks, interests, that are stored in user profiles. Filtering techniques are used to analyse profile data and provide recommendation to the users to help them navigating in the site and retrieving… CONTINUE READING