Expertise and Trust –Aware Social Web Service Recommendation [chapter]

Ahlem Kalaï, Corinne Amel Zayani, Ikram Amous, Florence Sedès
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
With the increasing number of Web services, the personalized recommendation of Web services has become more and more important. Fortunately, the social network popularity nowadays brings a good alternative for social recommendation to avoid the data sparsity problem that is not treated very well in the collaborative filtering approach. Since the social network provides a big data about the users, the trust concept has become necessary to filter this abundance and to foster the successful
more » ... tions between the users. In this paper, we firstly propose a trusted friend detection mechanism in a social network. The dynamic of the users' interactions over time and the similarity of their interests have been considered. Secondly, we propose a Web service social recommendation mechanism which considers the expertise of the trusted friends according to their past invocation histories and the active user's query. The experiments of each mechanism produced satisfactory results.
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-46295-0_32 fatcat:m4lf7ai6nbetxgh33lntx3wzp4