Finding useful users on twitter : twittomender the followee recommender

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dc.contributor.author Hannon, John
dc.contributor.author McCarthy, Kevin
dc.contributor.author Smyth, Barry
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-03T12:03:47Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-03T12:03:47Z
dc.date.copyright Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011 en
dc.date.issued 2011-04-21
dc.identifier.isbn 978-3-642-20160-8
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3477
dc.description Presented at the 33rd European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR-11), DCU, Dublin, Ireland, April, 18-21, 2011 en
dc.description.abstract This paper examines an application for finding pertinent friends (followees) on Twitter. Whilst Twitter provides a great basis for receiving information, we believe a potential downfall lies in the lack of an effective way in which users of Twitter can find other Twitter users to follow. We apply several recommendation techniques to build a followee recommender for Twitter. We evaluate a variety of different recommendation strategies, using real-user data, to demonstrate the potential for this recommender system to correctly identify and promote interesting users who are worth following. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.sponsorship Other funder en
dc.format.extent 131578 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Springer en
dc.relation.ispartof Clough, P. et al. (eds.). Advances in Information Retrieval 33rd European Conference on IR Research, ECIR 2011, Dublin, Ireland, April 18-21, 2011. Proceedings en
dc.relation.requires CLARITY Research Collection en
dc.rights The final publication is available at springerlink.com en
dc.subject Twitter en
dc.subject Recommendation en
dc.subject.lcsh Online social networks en
dc.subject.lcsh Twitter en
dc.subject.lcsh Recommender systems (Information filtering); en
dc.title Finding useful users on twitter : twittomender the followee recommender en
dc.type Conference Publication en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-20161-5_94 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-642-20161-5_94
dc.neeo.contributor Hannon|John|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor McCarthy|Kevin|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Smyth|Barry|aut| en
dc.description.othersponsorship Amdocs Inc. en
dc.description.admin 12M embargo: release after 12/04/2012 - AV 17/01/2012; au, ti, sp, ab, jo, st, en ,co - TS 23/01/2012 en


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