Personalized News Recommendation: Methods and Challenges

Chuhan Wu, Fangzhao Wu, Yongfeng Huang, Xing Xie
2022 ACM Transactions on Information Systems  
Personalized news recommendation is important for users to find interested news information and alleviate information overload. Although it has been extensively studied over decades and has achieved notable success in improving user experience, there are still many problems and challenges that need to be further studied. To help researchers master the advances in personalized news recommendation, in this paper we present a comprehensive overview of personalized news recommendation. Instead of
more » ... llowing the conventional taxonomy of news recommendation methods, in this paper we propose a novel perspective to understand personalized news recommendation based on its core problems and the associated techniques and challenges. We first review the techniques for tackling each core problem in a personalized news recommender system and the challenges they face. Next, we introduce the public datasets and evaluation methods for personalized news recommendation. We then discuss the key points on improving the responsibility of personalized news recommender systems. Finally, we raise several research directions that are worth investigating in the future. This paper can provide up-to-date and comprehensive views on personalized news recommendation. We hope this paper can facilitate research on personalized news recommendation as well as related fields in natural language processing and data mining.
doi:10.1145/3530257 fatcat:xzghh6cut5ahhgxz4mkzgy74ja