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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Recommending Based on Implicit Feedback 

      Jannach D; Lerche L; Zanker M (Springer, 2018)
      Recommender systems have shown to be valuable tools for filtering, ranking, and discovery in a variety of application domains such as e-commerce, media repositories or document-based information in general that includes ...
    • 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 ...
    • Social networking technologies for Free/Open Source e-learning systems 

      Dodero, G; Succi, G; Di Cerbo, F (Springer, 2008)
      In this paper, we illustrate our methodology for academic teaching, based on cooperative learning paradigm, which also relies on cutting edge e-learning techniques. We use Web 2.0 resources to fulfill requirements for an ...
    • Social tagging recommender systems 

      Marinho LB; Nanopoulos A; Schmidt-Thieme L; Jäschke R; Hotho A; Stumme G; Symeonidis P (Springer US, 2011)
      The new generation of Web applications known as (STS) is successfully established and poised for continued growth. STS are open and inherently social; features that have been proven to encourage participation. But while ...
    • Specification and verification of declarative open interaction models: a logic-based approach 

      Montali, M (Springer, 2010)
      Many novel application scenarios and architectures in business process management or service composition are characterized by a distribution of activities and resources, and by complex interaction and coordination dynamics. ...
    • SQL-based temporal query languages 

      Böhlen, M; Gamper, J; Jensen, CS; Snodgrass, RT (Springer US, 2009)
    • Sticky policies for mobile devices 

      Trabelsi, S; Steingruber, T; Dodero, G; Bezzi, M; Di Cerbo, F (ACM, 2013)
      Mobile devices consume significant amounts of information, from different sources. Thus they often deal also with sensitive or confidential data, in places or situations that could be not appropriate, or not compliant with ...
    • Studying the Effect of UML-Based Models on Source-Code Comprehensibility: Results from a Long-Term Investigation 

      Scanniello, G; Gravino, C; Tortora, G; Genero, M; Risi, M; Cruz-Lemus, JA; Dodero, G (Springer International Publishing, 2015)
      In this paper, we present final results of our long-term investigation whose goal was to study the contribution of software models on source-code comprehensibility. In this investigation we considered unified modeling ...
    • Temporal aggregation 

      Gamper, J; Böhlen, M; Jensen, C (Springer US, 2009)
    • Temporal Data Management: An Overview 

      Böhlen MH; Dignös A; Gamper J; Jensen CS (Springer, 2018)
      Despite the ubiquity of temporal data and considerable research on the effective and efficient processing of such data, database systems largely remain designed for processing the current state of some modeled reality. ...
    • Testing and Comparing the Performance of Cloud Service Providers using a Service Broker Architecture 

      Elango DM; Fowley F; Pahl C (Springer, 2018)
      Service brokers are tools that allow different individual service providers to be integrated. An API can be a mechanism to provide a joint interface. Broker can actually also be use for more than integration. We use a ...
    • There Is No Rose Without A Thorn: An Assessment of a Game Design Experience for Children 

      Dodero, G; Gennari, R; Melonio, A; Torello, S (ACM, 2015)
      Game design is recently conducted at school for eliciting children's design ideas about games for them. However, game design is a complex interaction design task, requiring rather mature cognitive skills. This paper reflects ...
    • Tools for supporting hybrid learning strategies in Open Source software environments 

      Forcheri, P; Dodero, G; Succi, G; Di Cerbo, F (Springer, 2008)
      In this paper, we illustrate how a cooperative learning paradigm may benefit from cutting edge e-learning techniques. We use Web 2.0 resources (especially AJAX) to fulfill requirements for an interactive-constructivistic ...
    • 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 ...
    • Variable block algebraic recursive multilevel solver (VBARMS) for sparse linear systems 

      Carpentieri B; Liao J; Sosonkina M (Bader M [and others], 2014)
      We present and discuss the parallel implementation of a multi-elimination incomplete LU factorization method for solving sparse linear systems. The proposed solver exploits any available block structure during the ...
    • The virtual training center: A support tool for teachers community 

      Dodero, G; Stefanova, E; Miranowicz, M; Vertan, C; Musankoviene, V; Ratcheva, D (Demetra, 2007)
      Communities of practice for teachers are emerging, where the issues of life long learning of in-service teacher is supported by a collective effort and by applying modern methodologies and tools. The paper describes how ...
    • Virtual training centers of I*Teach project 

      Miranowicz, M; Burewicz, A; Dodero, G; Stefanova, E; Ratcheva, D (ICWE, 2007)
      New methodology of continuous education offers the opportunity to acquire new skills as well as general social skills in a flexible and synchronic manner. It also allows to learn and develop newly acquired knowledge by ...