Forschungstrends im Bereich Empfehlungssysteme

This seminar lays the focus on recent research trends in the area of Recommender Systems. Participants will be asked to prepare a 20 minute talk about one topic and to write a seminar paper (about 10 pages). Topics will comprise, but are not limited to:

  • Gamification in recommender systems
  • Presentation and visualization of profiles and recommendations
  • Interactive elicitation of user preferences
  • Sequential recommendations using Deep Learning

You can find the dates for kick-off meeting and presentations on the right-hand side. The deadline for the seminar paper will be January 31, 2018. More details will be presented at the kick-off meeting.

To register for the seminar, please write a mail including your name, student ID number, and study program to Johannes Kunkel. In case capacity limits are reached, we will use a waiting list.

Update (14.09.): The maximum number of participants is reached. Further registrations are put on the waiting list.

Update (09.10.): Also the waiting list reached its limit. Please do not register anymore. Thank you for your interest and understanding!


  • Semester: Winter 2017
  • Course language: German
  • Exam language: German, English
  • Exam type: Seminar paper

Target audience

  • Angewandte Informatik
  • Komedia

Date and location

Kick-off meeting (only for registered students):

  • October 18, 2017, 14:00-17:00

Presentation dates:

  • December 6, 2017, 14:00-17:00
  • December 13, 2017, 14:00-17:00
  • December 20, 2017, 14:00-17:00



Benedikt Loepp


Johannes Kunkel


Tim Donkers