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Contextual Suggestion from Wikitravel: Exploiting Community-Based Suggestions

Marijn Koolen, Jaap Kamps, Hugo C. Huurdeman
2012 Text Retrieval Conference  
As a source for travel suggestions we use Wikitravel, which is a community-based travel guide for destinations all over the world.  ...  This paper describes our participation in the TREC 2012 Contextual Suggestion Track.  ...  These are provided by a community of travellers and locals and can be used as a source for contextual suggestions.  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/KoolenKH12 fatcat:oletsgoeqfdz3njobdvvuxe6rm

CIRGIRDISCO at TREC 2013 Contextual Suggestion Track: Using the Wikipedia Graph Structure for Item-to-Item Recommendation

Muhammad Atif Qureshi, Arjumand Younus, Colm O'Riordan, Gabriella Pasi
2013 Text Retrieval Conference  
This paper describes our participation in the TREC 2013 contextual suggestion task. We fetch possible locations based on given contexts using Google Places API and WikiTravel.  ...  the suggested locations.  ...  This led to the organization of a new TREC task within the information retrieval community: contextual suggestion track which is basically a task of "personalized location recommendation."  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/QureshiYOP13 fatcat:d7eybgjdind5bm4hg3tyfzuzgy

York University at TREC 2013: Contextual Suggestion Track

Sushma Yalamarti, Mariam Daoud, Jimmy Huang
2013 Text Retrieval Conference  
This paper presents our participation in the Contextual Suggestion Track of TREC 2013.  ...  For the semantic user profile model construction, we construct a place ontology based on the Open Directory Project (ODP), a hierarchical ontology scheme for organizing websites.  ...  [KKH12] uses Wikitravel as a source for travel suggestions. Wikitravel is a well structured community-based travel guide for destinations all over the world.  ... 
dblp:conf/trec/YalamartiDH13 fatcat:ndntnes5evhoznnhkkhlo6pdtq

Improving Contextual Suggestions using Open Web Domain Knowledge

Thaer Samar, Alejandro Bellogín, Arjen P. de Vries
2015 Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval  
Contextual suggestion aims at recommending items to users given their current context, such as location-based tourist recommendations.  ...  The impact of these candidate selection methods on contextual suggestion effectiveness is analyzed using the test collection constructed for the TREC Contextual Suggestion Track in 2014.  ...  This problemknown as contextual suggestion in Information Retrieval (IR) and context-aware recommendation in the Recommender Systems (RS) community -is far from being solved.  ... 
dblp:conf/sigir/SamarBV15 fatcat:2umze4uprffrrj62hzgzlo75fa

Building Bridges into the Unknown: Personalizing Connections to Little-known Countries [article]

Yelena Mejova, Javier Borge-Holthoefer, Ingmar Weber
2015 arXiv   pre-print
Bridge (b) is a relevant tweet from the user's friendship network on Twitter. Bridge (c) exploits the user's interest in triathlon.  ...  Wikitravel ( is another volunteer-based free encyclopedia which is designed for travelers to various destinations.  ... 
arXiv:1501.06137v1 fatcat:jpsryenr6nb75c5n7vxhxbs2su

The strange case of reproducibility versus representativeness in contextual suggestion test collections

Thaer Samar, Alejandro Bellogín, Arjen P. de Vries
2015 Information retrieval (Boston)  
The Contextual Suggestion (CS) TREC track provides an evaluation framework for systems that recommend items to users given their geographical context.  ...  To achieve reproducibility, ranking web pages from ClueWeb12 should be the preferred method for scientific evaluation of CS systems, but it has been found that the systems that build their suggestion algorithms  ...  This problem is known as contextual suggestion in Information Retrieval (IR) and context-aware recommendation in the Recommender Systems (RS) community.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10791-015-9276-9 fatcat:xluvm5qq3naxhpyl74dcbuwuzu

Geotagging in multimedia and computer vision—a survey

Jiebo Luo, Dhiraj Joshi, Jie Yu, Andrew Gallagher
2010 Multimedia tools and applications  
Geo-tagging is a fast-emerging trend in digital photography and community photo sharing.  ...  we survey geo-tagging related research within the context of multimedia and along three dimensions: 1) Modalities in which geographical information can be extracted, 2) Applications that can benefit from  ...  Contextual modeling often gives an opportunity to derive more leverage from data than pixels alone can provide.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-010-0623-y fatcat:esd7subpbjhntpes6quvngtwti

Intelligent tourism recommender systems: A survey

Joan Borràs, Antonio Moreno, Aida Valls
2014 Expert systems with applications  
Finally, this approach also suffers from the scalability problem if the community of users is large.  ...  The mobile version should provide a rich graphical interaction with the user, to enhance the tourist experience (e.g. augmented reality approaches) and also exploit heavily contextual information (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2014.06.007 fatcat:l234hd377rdefczfvsw52at46a

Recommendation Systems for Tourism Based on Social Networks: A Survey [article]

Alan Menk, Laura Sebastia, Rebeca Ferreira
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We detail their main characteristics, like which social networks are exploited, which data is extracted, the applied recommendation techniques, the methods of evaluation, etc.  ...  , user comments about the candidate attractions and user rating about each attraction; and from Wikitravel, official travelogues.  ...  For instance, (Shen et al, 2015) collected heterogeneous data source using Flickr, Tripadvisor and Wikitravel: from Flickr, photos with metadata (time, location, attraction, and User ID); from Tripadvisor  ... 
arXiv:1903.12099v1 fatcat:sb37b7xdsncwbkqw5vs3h22rca


Kit Yeng Sin, Abang Azlan Mohamad, May-Chiun Lo
2020 Enlightening Tourism: A Pathmaking Journal  
Consumers would utilise the unlimited information from social media in deciding on potential destinations and leisure activities, which dramatically influences tourism marketing.  ...  Sarawak (Malaysia) Abang Azlan Mohamad Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Malaysia) May-Chiun Lo Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Malaysia) ABSTRACT Information and Communications  ...  Acknowledgments The funding for this project was made possible through a research grant obtained from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. Grant number: F01/SGS/1910/2019.  ... 
doi:10.33776/et.v10i2.4887 fatcat:xhbkcnctbrgypa3wktpya4y4uu

Linked Open Data in Location-Based Recommendation System on Tourism Domain: a survey

Phatpicha Yochum, Liang Chang, Tianlong Gu, Manli Zhu
2020 IEEE Access  
First, we classify journal papers in this area from 2001 to 2018 by the year of publication.  ...  Third, we group the linked open data sources used in location-based recommendation system on tourism.  ...  In the first module, they collected heterogeneous data from Flick, TripAdvisor and Wikitravel websites.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2967120 fatcat:yqwkrko6mzfw5e5kckfaxbxzju

A Survey on Conversational Recommender Systems [article]

Dietmar Jannach, Ahtsham Manzoor, Wanling Cai, Li Chen
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Current research often assumes a one-shot interaction paradigm, where the users' preferences are estimated based on past observed behavior and where the presentation of a ranked list of suggestions is  ...  Source Name Description Wikipedia A dataset crawled from online sources (Wikipedia and Wikitravel) for the purpose of entity recognition in the travel domain [71].  ...  In [71, 78] , for instance, information was harvested from online sources such as Wikipedia or Wikitravel to develop dictionaries for the purpose of entity-keyword mapping.  ... 
arXiv:2004.00646v1 fatcat:bn3s5kb7zbavtitywb6alimfju

Geotag propagation in social networks based on user trust model

Ivan Ivanov, Peter Vajda, Jong-Seok Lee, Lutz Goldmann, Touradj Ebrahimi
2010 Multimedia tools and applications  
Based on the established correspondences between these two image sets and the reliability of the user, tags are propagated from the tagged to the untagged images.  ...  In order to speed up the time consuming tag annotation process, tags can be propagated based on the similarity between image content and context.  ...  Beside this contextual information, support for content based image search based on visual features, such as color or image size, was recently added. Most of the photo sharing websites (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-010-0570-7 fatcat:e46w2elwjjd7thqmjsyy62fp7i

Personalized Recommendations of Locally Interesting Venues to Tourists via Cross-Region Community Matching

Yi-Liang Zhao, Liqiang Nie, Xiangyu Wang, Tat-Seng Chua
2014 ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology  
In this work, we seek to provide a solution to bridge this gap by exploiting the rich user-generated location contents in location-based social networks in order to offer tourists the most relevant and  ...  We have sampled a representative subset of check-ins from Foursquare and experimentally verified the effectiveness of our proposed approaches.  ...  From another angle, Baltrunas et al. [2011] introduced a context-aware recommender system for POIs, where the system considered contextual factors such as distance to POIs, temperature, users' mood,  ... 
doi:10.1145/2532439 fatcat:zhof6q32tbb3xd2rxp66g5nwqm

Wikipedia Research and Tools: Review and Comments

Finn Årup Nielsen
2012 Social Science Research Network  
Exploiting Wikipedia as external knowledge for named entity recognition.  ...  Wikidata form-based input helps the user by suggestions for autocompletion. Markup Wikis have a simple markup language.  ...  Annotation: Description of a system that extracts information from the templates in Wikipedia, processes ment plan.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2129874 fatcat:h4znerp2efhn5j5bdi5rl7addi
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