Women in RecSys: Journal Paper of the Year Awards

Junior Researchers
  1. Hanna Hauptmann, Nadja Leipold, Mira Madenach, Monika Wintergerst, Martin Lurz, Georg Groh, Markus Böhm, Kurt Gedrich, Helmut Krcmar (2021). Effects and challenges of using a nutrition assistance system: results of a long-term mixed-method study. User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction. Springer Science and Business Media LLC. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11257-021-09301-y
  2. Liliana Ardissono, Noemi Mauro (2020). A compositional model of multi-faceted trust for personalized item recommendation. Expert Systems with Applications, 140, 112880. ISSN 0957-4174. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2019.112880
  3. Elizabeth Gómez, Ludovico Boratto, Maria Salamó (2022). Provider fairness across continents in collaborative recommender systems. Information Processing & Management, 59(1), 102719. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2021.102719
Senior Researchers (ex aequo)
  1. Lorenzo Porcaro, Carlos Castillo, Emilia Gómez (2021). Diversity by Design in Music Recommender Systems. Transactions of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval, 4(1), 114–126. http://doi.org/10.5334/tismir.106
  2. Eva Zangerle, Chih-Ming Chen, Ming-Feng Tsai, Yi-Hsuan Yang (2021). Leveraging Affective Hashtags for Ranking Music Recommendations. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, 12(1), 78–91. http://doi.org/10.1109/TAFFC.2018.2846596

These awards were made possible due to a generous donation to the Women in RecSys efforts by Nvidia – the winner of the RecSys Challenge 2021. They were given at the RecSys 2022 conference to women-authored journal papers which have distinguished themselves due to their innovativeness and scientific rigor. Please find the qualification and nomination details here.

The winning papers were selected by a committee consisting of Li Chen (Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong), Bart Knijnenburg (Clemson University, United States), Sole Pera (TU Delft, Netherlands), Barry Smyth (University College Dublin, Ireland), Martijn Willemsen (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands and Jheronimus Academy of Data Science, Netherlands), and Markus Zanker (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy and University of Klagenfurt, Austria); Chair: Julia Neidhardt (TU Wien, Austria).