Improving Recommendations Through Re-Ranking Of Results

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© - October Issue 2013 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-4 Issue-10                           
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors :S.Ashwini , T.Chandra Sekhara Reddy


S.Ashwini , T.Chandra Sekhara Reddy"Improving Recommendations Through Re-Ranking Of Results"International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT),V4(10):3496-3500 October Issue 2013 .ISSN Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract:- World Wide Web has become a good source for any kind of information. People of all walks of life depend on it for their information retrieval through queries. However users get huge number of records or recommendations. It causes problem to users as they do not see the intended results immediately. Instead they have to spend some time browsing for intended content. This kind of user experience is not good. For this reason there is a need for improving recommender systems. Ranking is one of the techniques for improving search results. Many ranking techniques came into existence. The recommender systems are using them. In this paper we propose a re-ranking algorithm that improves the ranked results that will give rich user experience. We build a prototype to show the efficiency of the proposed approach. The empirical results revealed that the application is very useful.


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Keywords :— Recommender systems, ranking, re-ranking, recommendations.