Cultural Event Recommendations: A case study

Teemu Mutanen, Joni Niemi, Sami Nousiainen, Lauri Seitsonen, Teppo Veijonen

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    Abstract

    This paper presents recommender system for use in cultural event context. A pilot study was conducted by implementing a festival menu on cultural event web pages. The menu implementation is able to deliver five different types of recommendations. Real content and clickstream data are used to evaluate the recommendation methods. Findings show that the festival menu attracts steady interest and the event pages receive new users.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Number of pages18
    ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-7166-6
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible

    Publication series

    SeriesVTT Working Papers
    Number105

    Keywords

    • cultural events
    • recommendations
    • recommendation engine
    • web page

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    Mutanen, T., Niemi, J., Nousiainen, S., Seitsonen, L., & Veijonen, T. (2008). Cultural Event Recommendations: A case study. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Working Papers, No. 105 http://www.vtt.fi/inf/pdf/workingpapers/2008/W105.pdf