Wednesday, March 25, 2009

PAWS Meeting (25 March, 2009)

1. Denis discussed his experiment on Recommendation for CiteULike.

2. Danielle presented a paper about “Tagsplanation” - best paper at IUI’09.
Authors investigated the use of tags for generating and explaining recommendation.

3. Tomek presented a paper that describes Document Summarization based on Eye-Tracking with Web-cam. The paper raised some concerns.

4. Katrina (from Switzerland ;-) introduced her research on culturally-adaptive user interfaces. The system is modeling users’ culture along several dimensions (nationality, religion, education, etc.) and tries to adjust its interface.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

PAWS Meeting - Mar 18, 2009

1. Jeniffer presented an article entitled "Accuracy in rating and recommending item features." The paper discusses work aimed at comparing item- and feature-based ratings of images of artwork.

2. Denis presented an article entitled "Clustering the tagged Web." The paper investigates the question of the impact of user-generated tags on improving Web document clustering. Denis also talked about the progress he made on his project and suggested that having Chillean wine while not sleeping enough may be a good idea.