Special issue announcement: A special issue of ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology on "Diversity and Discovery in Recommender Systems and Exploratory Search" has issued its call for papers. Submission deadline: 20 September 2012.


Submissions


We invite the submission of papers reporting original research, studies, advances, experiences, or work in progress in this area. Three submission types are accepted:

  • Full technical papers of up to 8 pages. Technical papers are expected to present technical, scientific, and/or applicative findings, contribute to the knowledge and understanding of problems of interest, and/or present methodological advancements.
  • Short technical papers of up to 4 pages, presenting work in progress or of shorter, specific scope.
  • Short position papers up to 4 pages. Position papers may discuss problems, ideas, contribute new perspectives and insights, and will be appreciated for provoking thought and stimulating discussion.

Each paper will be evaluated by at least two reviewers from the Programme Committee. The papers will be evaluated for their originality, contribution significance, soundness, clarity, and overall quality. The interest of contributions will be assessed in terms of technical and scientific findings, contribution to the knowledge and understanding of the problem, methodological advancements, and/or applicative value. Within a required quality standard, position papers will be appreciated for presenting new perspectives and insights, and their potential for provoking thought and stimulating discussion.

All submissions shall adhere to the standard ACM SIG proceedings format. The accepted papers will be published in the CEUR Proceedings series.

Submissions shall be sent as a pdf file through the online submission system.


Important dates

  • Paper submission deadline: 29 July 2011.
  • Author notification: 19 August 2011.
  • Camera ready version due: 12 September 2011.
DiveRS 2011 - 1st International Workshop on Novelty and Diversity in Recommender Systems
5th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2011)
Chicago, IL, USA, 23 October 2011