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Implicit Rating and Filtering

Nichols, David (1998) Implicit Rating and Filtering. In: Proceedings of the Fifth DELOS Workshop on Filtering and Collaborative Filtering. ERCIM, Budapest, pp. 31-36.

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    Abstract

    Social filtering systems that use explicit ratings require a large number of ratings to remain viable. The effort involved for a user to rate a document may outweigh any benefit received, leading to a shortage of ratings. One approach to this problem is to use implicit ratings: where user actions are recorded and a rating is inferred from the recorded data. This paper discusses the costs and benefits of using implicit ratings for information filtering applications.

    Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 11650
    Deposited By: ep_importer_comp
    Deposited On: 07 Jul 2011 16:45
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 00:56
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/11650

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