Schedule of RecSys-2015 workshop on Tourism Recommender Systems

  • 9:00 - 9:15 Workshop presentation - A.Moreno, L.Sebastiá, P.Vansteenwegen
  • 9:15 - 10:30 Invited talk: The many roles of knowledge in tourism recommender systems (Markus Zanker, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria). - When tourism as a social phenomenon meets the technical application domain of recommender systems a myriad of challenges arises. This talk explores how domain understanding and knowledge-based methods contributed to the success of a diverse range of applications and discusses their limitations and avenues for future research.
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:00 – 12:30 Session 1: Semantic Tourism Recommender Systems
  •               A highly interactive tourism recommender system for multi-day trips - L.Sebastiá, D.Yuste, I.García, A.Garrido, E.Onaindia

                  Semantic diversification of touristic recommendations - J.Borrás, A.Moreno, A.Valls

                  The Next Thing - Connecting the museum visit - A. Lo Bue, A.J.Wecker, T.Kuflik, A.Machi, O.Stock

  • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 – 15:30 Demo session
  •               Design and development of a real-time RecSys based on location, mobile device and tourists activities - S.A.Jazdarreh, E. de Quincey,               l.Mackinnon

                  Visit Costa Daurada & Terres de l’Ebre: a semantic recommender system of tourist activities - J.Borrás, A.Moreno, A.Valls

                  Finding more fun for travelers - S.Donohue, J.Heath, S.Maclachlan

  • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
  • 16:00 - 17:30 Session 2: Advanced topics in tourism recommender systems
  •               CT-Planner5: a computer-aided tour planning service which profits both tourists and destinations - Y.Kurata, Y.Shinagawa, T.Hara

                  The importance of diversity in profile-based recommendations: a case study in tourism - F.Sánchez-Vilas, J.Ismoilov, E.Sánchez

                  TravelWithFriends: a hybrid group recommender system for travel destinations - T. De Pessemier, J.Dhondt, K.Vanhecke, L.Martens

                  CLG-REJA: A consensus location-aware group recommender system for restaurants - J.Castro, O.Cordón, L.Martínez