The University of Dublin | Trinity College -- Ollscoil Átha Cliath | Coláiste na Tríonóide
Trinity's Access to Research Archive
Home :: Log In :: Submit :: Alerts ::

TARA >
School of Computer Science and Statistics >
Computer Science >
Computer Science Technical Reports >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2262/12579

Title: Context Boosting Collaborative Recommendations
Author: Hayes, Conor
Cunningham, Pádraig
Keywords: Computer Science
Issue Date: 13-Jun-2003
Publisher: Trinity College Dublin, Department of Computer Science
Citation: Hayes, Conor; Cunningham, Pádraig. 'Context Boosting Collaborative Recommendations'. - Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Computer Science, TCD-CS-2003-26, 2003, pp15
Series/Report no.: Computer Science Technical Report
TCD-CS-2003-26
Abstract: This paper describes the operation of and research behind a networked application for the delivery of personalised streams of music at Trinity College Dublin. Smart Radio is a web based client-server application that uses streaming audio technology and recommendation techniques to allow users build, manage and share music programmes. Since good content descriptors are difficult to obtain in the audio domain, we originally used automated collaborative filtering, a ‘content less’ approach as our recommendation strategy. We describe how we improve the ACF technique by leveraging a light content-based technique that attempts to capture the user’s current listening ‘context’. This involves a two stage retrieval process where ACF recommendations are ranked according to the user’s current interests. Finally, we demonstrate a novel online evaluation strategy that pits the ACF strategy against the context-boosted strategy in a real time competition.
URI: https://www.cs.tcd.ie/publications/tech-reports/reports.03/TCD-CS-2003-26.pdf
http://hdl.handle.net/2262/12579
Appears in Collections:Computer Science Technical Reports

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
TCD-CS-2003-26.pdf342.54 kBAdobe PDFView/Open


This item is protected by original copyright


Please note: There is a known bug in some browsers that causes an error when a user tries to view large pdf file within the browser window. If you receive the message "The file is damaged and could not be repaired", please try one of the solutions linked below based on the browser you are using.

Items in TARA are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

 

Valid XHTML 1.0! DSpace Software Copyright © 2002-2010  Duraspace - Feedback