Lightweight tourism recommendation Online publication date: Fri, 02-Aug-2013
by Nuno Luz; Ricardo Anacleto; Constantino Martins; Ana Almeida; Joel Pinho Lucas
International Journal of Web Engineering and Technology (IJWET), Vol. 8, No. 2, 2013
Abstract: In this paper, we present the tours planning system entitled TOURSPLAN, along with a new lightweight user modelling (UM) process intended to work as a tourism recommendation system in a commercial environment. The new process tackles issues like cold start, grey sheep and over-specialisation through a rich user model and the application of a gradual forgetting function to the collected user action history. Also, significant performance improvements were achieved regarding the previously proposed UM process.
Online publication date: Fri, 02-Aug-2013
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