LWDA Conference in Mannheim

Authors: Andreas Lommatzsch and Asmaa Haja

The conference "Lernen Wissen, Daten, Analysen" has been held in Darmstadt August 22-24, 2018. The conference is organized by the German Computer Science Society (GI) and consists of 5 tracks: Information Retrieval (FGIR 2018), Knowledge Management (FGWM 2018), Knowledge Discovery, Data Mining, and Machine Learning (KDML 2018, Business Intelligence […]

EYZ Media Research: Cooperation With DAI-Labor TU Berlin

Authors: Jing Juan, Andreas Lommatzsch, Antje Marx

Recommender systems have proven effective to help the audience of streaming platforms finding relevant movies and serials hidden in huge amount of available content. The question is how can the audience be assisted in finding the most interesting movies matching the individual user preferences. Popular platforms, like Netflix, […]

Announcing the 6th International Workshop on News Recommendation and Analytics (INRA 2018)

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The 27th edition of the Conference on Knowledge Management and Machine Learning will take place in Torino (Italy) October 22-26. In 2018, the conference focuses on big data, big information, and big knowledge. Thus, the topics of interest cover a wide range which includes data acquisition, pre-processing, analysis, visualization, evaluation, and innovative […]

Presenting our Chatbot Framework at the Conference of Innovative Internet Community Services

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The 18th edition of the International Conference on Innovative Internet Community Systems (I4CS) took place at the University of Zilina, Slovakia, 18-20 June 2018. This year the conference focuses was on innovation methods for enterprises, methods for building the Internet of Things (IoT) as well as innovative applications.

I presented our chatbot […]

NewsREEL Multimedia @ MediaEval Benchmark 2018

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The MediaEval Benchmarking is an Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation offering data and challenges in the form of shared tasks. MediaEval focusses on innovative algorithms and methods for exploring and retrieval multi-media data. The provided data typically cover several modalities such as audio-visual (video, audio), textual, and contextual data.

NewsREEL Multimedia (News Recommendation […]

I4CS conference 2017, Darmstadt, Germany

Künstlerkolonie Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The 17th edition of the International Conference on Innovative Internet Community Systems (I4CS) was held at T-Systems in Darmstadt 26-28 June 2017. The conference focuses on Internet Community Systems including distributed architectures, Social Networks and open collaboration services as well as on eHealth and intelligent transport solutions.

I presented datasets and methods […]

6th Recommender Meetup Amsterdam

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The Recommender Meetup Amsterdam (www.recommenders.nl) is meetup focusing on innovative recommender algorithms and AI methods. The meetup is organized by the TU Delft and hosted by different companies in the Netherlands. The 6th RecSys:NL Meetup was held on September 28th at ORTEC Amsterdam.

There were three talks: First, Alexandros Karatzoglou (Telefonica Research, […]

LWDA conference 2016, Potsdam, Germany

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The LWDA ("Lernen Wissen Daten Analysen") conference is a conference organized by the Gesellschaft für Informatik (German Informatics Society). The 2016 edition was held in Potsdam, 12-14 September 2016. The conference is organized in 4 tracks focusing on Information Retrieval (IR), Knowledge Discovery and Machine Learning (KDML), Databases (DB) and Knowledge Management […]

NewsREEL 2016 in Evora

The university of Évora

Author: Andreas Lommatzsch

The NewsREEL challenge allows researchers to test recommender algorithms in a real-world scenario. The NewsREEL challenge provides an online task (Living Lab) in that news articles recommendations must be provided in real time. The recommendation quality is evaluated based on real user feedback using the Click-Through-Rate as performance metric. In the offline […]

Real-Time Recommendation of Streamed Data

Author: Benjamin Kille

Impressions from the Tutorial

The 9th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems was held in Vienna, Austria, on 16-20 September 2015. Frank Hopfgartner (University of Glasgow), Tobias Heintz (plista GmbH), Roberto Turrin (Contentwise), and I contributed a tutorial session on real-time recommendation of streamed data. slides

The tutorial discussed a branch of […]