Catalin-Mihai Barbu, M. Sc.

Catalin Barbu joined the Interactive Systems Group in 2016. Previously, he worked as a researcher at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) in Saarbrücken and before that as a software developer and business programs manager for IBM in Brno, Czech Republic. He received a master’s degree in computer science from the International University in Germany in 2008.

His research interest lies in the area of intelligent user interfaces, particularly recommender systems. Within the group he is working on user-controllable methods for generating trustworthy recommendations from social media sources.

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Publications

Trust-Related Effects of Expertise and Similarity Cues in Human-Generated Recommendations

3cixty: Building comprehensive knowledge bases for city exploration

Towards a Design Space for Personalizing the Presentation of Recommendations

Co-Staying: a Social Network for Increasing the Trustworthiness of Hotel Recommendations

Users’ Choices About Hotel Booking: Cues for Personalizing the Presentation of Recommendations

User Model Dimensions for Personalizing the Presentation of Recommendations

Enhancing an Interactive Recommendation System with Review-based Information Filtering

Increasing the Trustworthiness of Recommendations by Exploiting Social Media Sources

Interactive Recommending: Framework, State of Research and Future Challenges