Contents




Programme


8:30 - 8:35   Welcome


8:35 - 9:15   Keynote


  • I Want to Answer, Who Has a Question? Yahoo! Answers Recommender System 30+10 min.
    Yehuda Koren

9:15 - 10:15   Session I


  • Information Market based Recommender Systems Fusion 20+10 min.
    Efthimios Bothos, Konstantinos Christidis, Dimitris Apostolou, Gregoris Mentzas
  • Personalized Pricing Recommender System - Multi-Stage Epsilon-Greedy Approach 20+10 min.
    Toshihiro Kamishima, Shotaro Akaho

10:15 - 10:45  Coffee break


10:45 - 12:15  Session II


  • A Generic Semantic-based Framework for Cross-domain Recommendation 20+10 min.
    Ignacio Fernández-Tobias, Marius Kaminskas, Iván Cantador, Francesco Ricci
  • Expert Recommendation based on Social Drivers, Social Network Analysis, and Semantic Data Representation 20+10 min.
    Maryam Fazel-Zarandi, Hugh Devlin, Yun Huang, Noshir Contractor
  • Experience Discovery: Hybrid Recommendation of Student Activities using Social Network Data 20+10 min.
    Robin Burke, Yong Zheng, Scott Riley

12:15 - 14:15  Lunch


14:15 - 15:45  Session III


  • Learning Multiple Models for Exploiting Predictive Heterogeneity in Recommender Systems 20+10 min.
    Clinton Jones, Joydeep Ghosh, Aayush Sharma
  • Hybrid Algorithms for Recommending New Items 20+10 min.
    Paolo Cremonesi, Fabio Airoldi, Roberto Turrin
  • Personalizing Tags: A Folksonomy-like Approach for Recommending Movies 20+10 min.
    Alan Said, Benjamin Kille, Ernesto W. De Luca, Sahin Albayrak

15:45 - 16:15  Coffee break


16:15 - 17:15  Session IV


  • A Kernel-Based Approach to Exploiting Interaction-Networks in Heterogeneous Information Sources for Improved Recommender Systems 20+10 min.
    Oluwasanmi Koyejo, Joydeep Ghosh
  • Matrix Co-factorization for Recommendation with Rich Side Information and Implicit Feedback 20+10 min.
    Yi Fang, Luo Si

17:15 - 17:55  Discussion


17:55 - 18:00  Closing



2nd International Workshop on Information Heterogeneity and Fusion in Recommender Systems (HetRec 2011)
5th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2011)
23rd-27th October 2011 | Chicago, IL, USA