CARS ’09

1st Workshop on Context-Aware Recommender Systems

The importance of contextual information has been recognized by researchers and practitioners in many disciplines, including e-commerce personalization, information retrieval, ubiquitous and mobile computing, data mining, marketing, and management. While a substantial amount of research has already been performed in the area of recommender systems, the vast majority of existing approaches focuses on recommending the most relevant items to users and does not take into account any additional contextual information, such as time, location, weather, or the company of other people. Therefore, this workshop aimed to bring together researchers with wide-ranging backgrounds to identify important research questions, to exchange ideas from different research disciplines, and, more generally, to facilitate discussion and innovation in the area of context-aware recommender systems (CARS).

  • Gediminas Adomavicius (University of Minnesota, USA)
  • Francesco Ricci (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy)
Workshop Date

October 25, 2009

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