RecSys 2017 Highlights

In this post I will give my personal thoughts on some articles from 2017 ACM Conference on Recommender Systems, that I chose out of my own...

What's behind Amazon's Stream

Amazon’s efforts for personal recommendations Stream, Amazon’s new discovery page, is a visual platform for browsing and discovering new products, directed for users who have no specific intent...

My article about Ecological Inference methods on social data on SBBD 2016

What is Ecological Inference? I’ve recently been to SBBD (Brazilian Symposium on Databases) to present my article on Ecological Inference methods on social data. The conference happened in Salvador,...

Are recommendations always good ?

“To Personalize or Not: A Risk Management Perspective” This article studies when recommendations are actually accurate for a given user, in order to, for example, avoid making personalizations for...

A probablistic social recommender system

“A probabilistic model for using social networks in personalized item recommendation” This article is related to a topic I’ve studied: considering users social network to enhance the results of...