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Workshop and Challenge on News Recommender Systems

Tavakolifard, Mozhgan; Atle Gulla, Jon; Almeroth, Kevin C.; Hopfgartner, Frank; Kille, Benjamin; Plumbaum, Till; Lommatzsch, Andreas; Brodt, Torben; Bucko, Arthur; Heintz, Tobias

FG Agententechnologien in betrieblichen Anwendungen und der Telekommunikation (AOT)

Recommending news articles entails additional requirements to recommender systems. Such requirements include special con- sumption patterns, fluctuating item collections, and highly sparse user profiles. This workshop (NRS’13@RecSys) brought together researchers and practitioners around the topics of designing and evaluating novel news recommender systems. Additionally, we offered a challenge allowing participants to evaluate their recommendation algorithms with actual user feedback.