Shedding light on a living lab: the CLEF NEWSREEL open recommendation platform

Brodt, T. and Hopfgartner, F. (2014) Shedding light on a living lab: the CLEF NEWSREEL open recommendation platform. In: IIiX 2014 : Fifth Information Interaction in Context Symposium, Regensburg, Germany, 26-29 Aug 2014, pp. 223-226. ISBN 9781450329767 (doi:10.1145/2637002.2637028)

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Abstract

In the CLEF NEWSREEL lab, participants are invited to evaluate news recommendation techniques in real-time by providing news recommendations to actual users that visit commercial news portals to satisfy their information needs. A central role within this lab is the communication between participants and the users. This is enabled by The Open Recommendation Platform (ORP), a web-based platform which distributes users' impressions of news articles to the participants and returns their recommendations to the readers. In this demo, we illustrate the platform and show how requests are handled to provide relevant news articles in real-time.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hopfgartner, Dr Frank
Authors: Brodt, T., and Hopfgartner, F.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII)
Publisher:ACM
ISBN:9781450329767
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2014 ACM
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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