Can Social Network Be Used for Location-aware Recommendation?

Pasi Fränti, Karol Waga, Chaitanya Khurana

Abstract

Our goal is to give recommendations for mobile users about interesting places around his current location. The only input is the user, location and time. In this work, we study whether the social network of the user can be utilized for improving recommendations. We will answer the following two questions: (1) can we measure user similarity based on their Facebook profile and location history, (2) do these imply usefulness for the recommendations.

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Fränti P., Waga K. and Khurana C. (2015). Can Social Network Be Used for Location-aware Recommendation? . In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-758-106-9, pages 558-565. DOI: 10.5220/0005495805580565


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@conference{webist15,
author={Pasi Fränti and Karol Waga and Chaitanya Khurana},
title={Can Social Network Be Used for Location-aware Recommendation?},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2015},
pages={558-565},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005495805580565},
isbn={978-989-758-106-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - Can Social Network Be Used for Location-aware Recommendation?
SN - 978-989-758-106-9
AU - Fränti P.
AU - Waga K.
AU - Khurana C.
PY - 2015
SP - 558
EP - 565
DO - 10.5220/0005495805580565