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Events: Coast to Coast Seminar - "Recommender Systems: Exploiting Big User Feedback Data for Personalization"

September 17, 2015

The IRMACS Centre starts off their Fall 2015 Coast to Coast seminar series on September 22, with the topic of "Foundations and Applications of Big Data".

Dr. Martin Ester is the first speaker, and will be presenting "Recommender Systems: Exploiting Big User Feedback Data for Personalization". The demand by users for personalized selection of items relevant to their needs has motiviated the development of recommender systems, which learn the user needs from available feedback data. The full abstract and Dr. Ester's profile can be found here:

Date: September 22, 2015

Time: 11:30am - 12:20pm

Location: IRMACS Presentation Studio, ASB 10900

You can register for this event at:

The presentation will be available on webstream as well, at:

Upcoming presentations in the Coast to Coast seminar series

Oct 06, Dr. James Elder, York University 
Oct 20, TBA 
Nov 03, TBA 
Nov 17, Dr. Stan Matwin, Dalhousie University 
Dec 01, Dr. Raymond Ng, UBC 

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