3rd International Workshop on Social Recommender Systems

In conjunction with UMAP, Montreal, Canada, July 16-20, 2012


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Workshop Program

Tentative Workshop Program for Tuesday, July 17

9:00-9:30 - Opening and Introduction

9:30-10:30 - Keynote Presentation 1
The Power of Known Peers: A Study in two Domains
by Prof. Peter Brusilovsky (University of Pittsburgh)

10:30-11:00 - Coffee Break

11:00-11:45 - Paper Session I (Online Communities)
A Hybrid Peer Recommender System for an Online Community of Teachers (10 minutes + 5) 
Cristian Miranda, Julio Guerra, Denis Parra, Eliana Scheihing

Recommending Communities at the Regional & City Level (10 minutes + 5) 
John P. Verostek

SRec: A Social Behaviour Based Recommender for Online Communities (10 minutes+ 5) 
Surya Nepal, Cecile Paris, Sanat Bista

11:45-12:30 - Paper Session II (User Modeling for Social Recommenders)
Selective Presentation of Peer Commentary on Web Objects Through a Modeling of User Similarity and Reputability: Reducing Information Overload in Social Networks (10 minutes + 5) 
John Champaign, Robin Cohen

Improving a Recommender System Through Integration of User Profiles: a Semantic Approach (10 minutes + 5) 
Jonathas Magalhaes, Cleyton Souza, Pryscilla Silva, Evandro Costa, Joseana Fechine

A Fuzzy-based Inference Mechanism of Trust for Improved Social Recommenders (10 minutes+ 5) 
Renato A. C. Capuruco, Luiz F. Capretz 

12:30-14:00 - Lunch

14:00-15:00 - Keynote Presentation 2
Picking the Best of the Best
by  Shlomo Berkovsky (National ICT of Australia) 

15:00-15:30 - Coffee Break

15:30-16:00 - Paper Session III (Query Expansion and Evaluation)
Folksonomy-Based Adaptive Query Expansion (10 minutes+ 5) 
Claudio Biancalana, Fabio Gasparetti, Alessandro Micarelli, Alfonso Miola, and Giuseppe Sansonetti

Evaluation and Assessment of Recommenders Using Monte Carlo Simulation (10 minutes+ 5) 
Renato A. C. Capuruco, Luiz F. Capretz

16:00-17:00 - Breakout Discussions in Groups

17:00-17:30- Closing

3rd International Workshop on Social Recommender Systems