This second edition of a well-received text, with 20 new chapters, presents a coherent and unified repository of recommender systems' major concepts, theories, methodologies, trends, and challenges. A variety of real-world applications and detailed case studies are included. In addition to wholesale revision of the existing chapters, this edition includes new topics including: decision making and recommender systems, reciprocal recommender systems, recommender systems in social networks, mobile recommender systems, explanations for recommender systems, music recommender systems, cross-domain recommendations, privacy in recommender systems, and semantic-based recommender systems. This multi-disciplinary handbook involves world-wide experts from diverse fields such as artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, information retrieval, data mining, mathematics, statistics, adaptive user interfaces, decision support systems, psychology, marketing, and consumer behavior. Theoreticians and practitioners from these fields will find this reference to be an invaluable source of ideas, methods and techniques for developing more efficient, cost-effective and accurate recommender systems.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 1003
Weight: 1672 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 52 mm
Edition: 2nd ed. 2015
"If you have time for just one book to get yourself up to speed with the latest and best in recommender systems, this is the book you want. ... this is an excellent educational resource on the main techniques employed for making recommendations ... . is definitely a book to read to get updated on the state of the art of recommender systems, and also to get a feel of the breadth of the research areas available in this area." (Jun-Ping Ng, Computing Reviews, April, 2016)