Mobile information recommendation using multi-criteria decision making with bayesian network

Han Saem Park, Moon Hee Park, Sung Bae Cho

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The advancement of network technology and the popularization of the Internet lead to increased interest in information recommendation. This paper proposes a group recommendation system that takes the preferences of group users in mobile environment and applies the system to recommendation of restaurants. The proposed system recommends the restaurants by considering various preferences of multiple users. To cope with the uncertainty in mobile environment, we exploit Bayesian network, which provides reliable performance and models individual user's preference. Also, Analytical Hierarchy Process of multi-criteria decisionmaking method is used to estimate the group users' preference from individual users' preferences. Experiments in 10 different situations provide a comparison of the proposed method with random recommendation, simple rule-based recommendation and neural network recommendation, and confirm that the proposed method is useful with the subjective test.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)317-338
Number of pages22
JournalInternational Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Mar 25

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  • Computer Science (miscellaneous)


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