Friday, June 17, 2011


Pablo Castells, Jun Wang, Ruben Lara, and Dell Zhang are organising an ACM RecSys-2011 workshop on Novelty and Diversity in Recommender Systems (DiveRS). A special issue of ACM TIST in the scope of the workshop will be announced after the conference. Authors of accepted papers will be invited to submit an extended version.

A couple of metrics

It is often desirable to measure the dissimilarity or distance between items using a proper metric.