Social relationships in recommender systems Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract The current industry standard for recommender system uses variants of collaborative filtering (CF), where recipient-source relationships are determined by the extent to which the recipient and source share interests. This research attempts to improve the performance of these CF recommender systems by identifying additional measures of relationship indicators based on theories from communication and marketing. We developed a social filtering model that incorporates these various social measures (eg Trust …

publication date

  • December 1, 2007