Topics, Tasks & Beyond: Learning Representations for Personalization

@inproceedings{Mehrotra2015TopicsT,
  title={Topics, Tasks & Beyond: Learning Representations for Personalization},
  author={Rishabh Mehrotra},
  booktitle={WSDM},
  year={2015}
}
Accurate understanding of a user's interests, preferences and behaviours is possibly one of the most critical research challenges faced while developing personalized systems for behavior targeting and information access. We intend to develop comprehensive latent variable models for web search personalization which jointly models user's topical interests along with user's click based relevance preferences while at the same time taking into account user's intended search tasks along with… CONTINUE READING