NEST: Simulating Pandemic-like Events for Collaborative Filtering by Modeling User Needs Evolution

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The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly impacted people’s life and behavior. How do recommender systems behave given these changes in user behavior and preferences? We propose a Need Evolution Simulator to study this. This video briefly shows our motivation, research questions, methodology and experiment results.

2022 Oct 17 1:00 PM — 2022 Oct 21 3:00 PM
The Westin Peachtree Plaza hotel
210 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303
Chenglong Ma
Chenglong Ma
Ph.D. Student in Computer Science

Advancing Recommender System: PhD Candidate on a Mission to Optimize User Experiences!