StoryTime: eliciting preferences from children for book recommendations

@inproceedings{Milton2019StoryTimeEP,
  title={StoryTime: eliciting preferences from children for book recommendations},
  author={Ashlee Milton and Michael Green and Adam Keener and Joshua Ames and Michael D. Ekstrand and Maria Soledad Pera},
  booktitle={RecSys},
  year={2019}
}
We present StoryTime, a book recommender for children. Our web-based recommender is co-designed with children and uses images to elicit their preferences. By building on existing solutions related to both visual interfaces and book recommendation strategies for children, StoryTime can generate suggestions without historical data or adult guidance. We discuss the benefits of StoryTime as a starting point for further research exploring the cold start problem, incorporating historical data, and… CONTINUE READING

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