A Hybrid Knowledge Discovery System Based on Items and Tags

Worasit Choochaiwattana, Winyu Niranatlamphong
2017 Journal of Reviews on Global Economics  
Exponentially increasing knowledge in a management system is the main cause of the overload problem. Development of a recommender service embedded in the management system is challenging. This paper proposes a hybrid approach by combining an item-based recommendation technique (collaborative filtering technique) with a tagbased recommendation technique (content based filtering technique). In order to evaluate the performance of the proposed hybrid approach, a group of knowledge management
more » ... users are invited as participants in the research. Participants are asked to use the prototype of a management system embedded within the knowledge recommender service for four months, which guarantees that each interaction by participants with knowledge items are recorded. A confusion matrix is used to compute accuracy of the proposed hybrid approach. The results of the experiments reveal that the hybrid approach outperforms both item-based and tag-based approaches. The hybrid approach seems to be a promising technique for a recommender service in the knowledge management system.
doi:10.6000/1929-7092.2017.06.32 fatcat:7qlzghgfdvdytkbzae3ujr2ybe