Multimedia Services in Intelligent Environments, 1st Edition

  • Volume 24
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  • ISBN-10: 3319003720
  • ISBN-13: 9783319003726
  • DDC: 006.7
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 174 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Multimedia services are now commonly used in various activities in the daily lives of humans. Related application areas include services that allow access to large depositories of information, digital libraries, e-learning and e-education, e-government and e-governance, e-commerce and e-auctions, e-entertainment, e-health and e-medicine, and e-legal services, as well as their mobile counterparts (i.e., m-services). Despite the tremendous growth of multimedia services over the recent years, there is an increasing demand for their further development. This demand is driven by the ever-increasing desire of society for easy accessibility to information in friendly, personalized and adaptive environments. In this book at hand, we examine recent Advances in Recommender Systems. Recommender systems are crucial in multimedia services, as they aim at protecting the service users from information overload. The book includes nine chapters, which present various recent research results in recommender systems.This research book is directed to professors, researchers, application engineers and students of all disciplines who are interested in learning more about recommender systems, advancing the corresponding state of the art and developing recommender systems for specific applications. 

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Multimedia Services in Intelligent Environments: Advances in Recommender Systems.
2: A Survey of Approaches to Designing Recommender Systems.
3: Hybrid User Model for Capturing a User's Information Seeking Intent.
4: Recommender Systems: Network Approaches.
5: Toward the Next Generation of Recommender Systems: Applications and Research Challenges.
6: Content-Based Recommendation for Stacked-Graph Navigation.
7: Pattern Extraction from Graphs and Beyond.
8: Dominant AHP as Measuring Method of Service Values.
9: Applications of a Stochastic Model in Supporting Intelligent Multimedia Systems and Educational Processes.