Context-aware Recommendations

Hussein, T. (2010). Interfaces and Interaction Design for Learning and Simulation Environments. Berlin: Logos.


This article illustrates the vivid research field of hybrid and context-aware recommender systems. Moreover, two own approaches to deal with context-awareness in recommender systems, are described in detail.

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Adapting web sites by spreading activation in ontologies

Hussein, T. and Ziegler, J. (2008). ReColl ’08: Int. Workshop on Recommendation and Collaboration (in conjunction with IUI 2008). Gran Canaria.

Explanation of spreading activation based recommendations

Hussein, T. and Neuhaus, S. (2010). Semantic Models for Adaptive Interactive Systems (SEMAIS), 1st Workshop in conjunction with the International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI) 2010. Hong Kong, China.

Context-adaption based on ontologies and spreading activation

Hussein, T., Westheide, D., and Ziegler, J. (2007). LWA 2007: Lernen – Wissen – Adaption. Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg.