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

NameVTT Working Papers
PublisherVTT
No.105
ISSN (Electronic)1459-7683

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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. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Working Papers, No. 105
Mutanen, Teemu ; Niemi, Joni ; Nousiainen, Sami ; Seitsonen, Lauri ; Veijonen, Teppo. / Cultural Event Recommendations : A case study. Espoo : VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 2008. 18 p. (VTT Working Papers; No. 105).
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Espoo : VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 2008. 18 p. (VTT Working Papers; No. 105).

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