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  • Recommender Systems: Models and Techniques 

    Ricci F (Springer, 2014)
    RSs are information search and filtering tools that provide suggestions for items to be of use to a user. They have become common in a large number of Internet applications, helping users to make better choices while ...
  • Quality-aware model-driven service engineering 

    Pahl C; Boskovic M; Barrett R; Hasselbring W (Information Science Reference, 2009)
    Service engineering and service-oriented architecture as an integration and platform technology is a recent approach to software systems integration. Quality aspects ranging from interoperability to maintainability to ...
  • DeaLing with Ontologies using CODs 

    Del Vescovo C; Peñaloza R (CEUR, 2014)
    A major challenge in knowledge representation is to manage the access to knowledge: users should not be presented with knowledge that is irrelevant to their topic of interest, or have no right to access. Two general ...
  • Personality and recommender systems 

    Tkalcic M; Chen L (Springer US, 2015)
    Personality, as defined in psychology, accounts for the individual differences in users’ preferences and behaviour. It has been found that there are significant correlations between personality and users’ characteristics ...
  • Cloud service brokerage: A conceptual ontology-based service description framework 

    Fowley F; Pahl C; Zhang L (IGI Global, 2014)
    Cloud service brokerage has been identified as a key concern for future Cloud technology research and development. Integration, customization and aggregation are core functions of a Cloud service broker. The need to cater ...
  • Integrating knowledge-based configuration systems by sharing functional architectures 

    Felfernig A; Friedrich G; Jannach D; Zanker M (Springer, 2000)
    Configuration problems are a thriving application area for declarative knowledge representation that experiences a constant increase in size and complexity of knowledge bases. However, today’s configurators are designed ...
  • Towards distributed configuration 

    Felfernig A; Friedrich GE; Jannach D; Zanker M (Springer, 2001)
    Shorter product cycles, lower prices, and the production of highly variant products tailored to the customer needs are the main reasons for the proceeding success of product configuration systems. However, today’s product ...
  • Review of: Feyerabend, Paul Karl, Wider den Methodenzwang. Skizze einer Anarchistischen Erkenntnistheorie 

    Metzner-Szigeth, A (Westdeutscher Verlag, 2001)
    „Toyota!“. „Nichts ist unmöglich!“. Mit dieser – oder einer anderen, nicht minder spontanen – Gesangseinlage würde Feyerabend heute eine Vorlesung über Wissenschaftstheorie begonnen haben, wenn er denn noch könnte. So ...
  • Conformance Verification of Clinical Guidelines in Presence of Computerized and Human-Enhanced Processes 

    Bragaglia, S; Chesani, F; Mello, P; Montali, M (Springer, 2016)
    Clinical Guidelines (CGs) capture medical evidence and describe standardized high quality health processes. Their adoption increases the quality of the service offered by health departments, with direct advantage for treated ...
  • When Are Description Logic Knowledge Bases Indistinguishable? 

    Botoeva, E; Kontchakov, R; Ryzhikov, V; Wolter, F; Zakharyaschev, M (AAAI Press, 2015)
    Deciding inseparability of description logic knowledge bases (KBs) with respect to conjunctive queries is fundamental for many KB engineering and maintenance tasks including versioning, module extraction, knowledge exchange ...
  • Web usage mining in tourism - a query term analysis and clustering approach 

    Pitman, A; Zanker, M; Fuchs, M; Lexhagen, M (Springer Vienna, 2010)
    According to current research, one of the most promising applications for web usage mining (WUM) is in identifying homogenous user subgroups (Liu, 2008). This paper presents a prototypical workflow and tools for analyzing ...
  • Developing Constraint-based Recommenders 

    Felfernig, A; Friedrich, G; Jannach, D; Zanker, M (Springer, 2011)
    Traditional recommendation approaches (content-based filtering [48] and collaborative filtering[40]) are well-suited for the recommendation of quality&taste products such as books, movies, or news. However, especially ...
  • Contextual diagrams as structuring mechanisms for designing configuration knowledge bases in UML 

    Felfernig, A; Jannach, D; Zanker, M (Springer, 2000)
    Lower prices, shorter product cycles, and the customer individual production of highly variant products are the main reasons for the success of product configuration systems in various application domains (telecommunication ...
  • Intelligent support for interactive configuration of mass-customized products 

    Felfernig, A; Friedrich, G; Jannach, D; Zanker, M (Springer, 2001)
    Mass customization of configurable products made knowledge-based (and web-based) product configuration systems an important tool to support the sales engineer or end user when Configuring systems according to the customer’s ...
  • Developing a conversational travel advisor with ADVISOR SUITE 

    Jannach, D; Zanker, M; Jessenitschnig, M; Seidler, O (Springer, 2007)
    Due to the inherent complexity of building highly-interactive and personalized web applications, the development of a web-based travel advisory system can be a costly and time-consuming task. We see this as one of the major ...
  • Evaluating recommender systems in tourism - case study from Austria 

    Zanker, M; Fuchs, M; Höpken, W; Tuta, M; Müller, N (Springer Vienna, 2008)
    Recommender systems (RS) are employed to personalize user interaction with (e.g. tourism) web-sites, supporting both navigation through large service assortments and the configuration of individual service packages. Depending ...
  • Persuasive Recommender Systems: Conceptual Background and Implications 

    Yoo, KH; Gretzel, U; Zanker, M (Springer, 2013)
    Whether users are likely to accept the recommendations provided by a recommender system is of utmost importance to system designers and the marketers who implement them. By conceptualizing the advice seeking and giving ...
  • Recommender Systems: An Introduction 

    Jannach, D; Zanker, M; Felfernig, A; Friedrich, G (Cambridge University Press, 2011)
    In this age of information overload, people use a variety of strategies to make choices about what to buy, how to spend their leisure time, and even whom to date. Recommender systems automate some of these strategies with ...
  • Recommender Systems: Introduction and Challenges 

    Ricci, F; Rokach, L; Shapira, B (Springer, 2015)
    Recommender Systems (RSs) are software tools and techniques that provide suggestions for items that are most likely of interest to a particular user. In this introductory chapter, we briefly discuss basic RS ideas and ...

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