Context-aware Recommendations

Hussein, T. (2010). In N. Baloian, W. Luther, D. Söffker, & Y. Urano (Eds.), 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.


Related publications

Adapting web sites by spreading activation in ontologies

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

Explanation of spreading activation based recommendations

Hussein, T., & Neuhaus, S. (2010). In 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., & Ziegler, J. (2007). In A. Hinneburg (Ed.), LWA 2007: Lernen – Wissen – Adaption. Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg.


Research developments


Spreading Activation Driven Reasoning


Providing visitors with better recommendations for products and events

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