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Title: To whom and why should I connect? Co-author Recommendation based on Powerful and Similar Peers
Authors: Sie, Rory
Drachsler, Hendrik
Bitter-Rijpkema, Marlies
Sloep, Peter
Keywords: research
cooperation
network
similarity
recommender systems
utility-based
utility
betweenness centrality
Issue Date: 6-Aug-2012
Abstract: The present article offers preliminary outcomes of a user study that investigated the acceptance of a recommender system that suggests future co- authors for scientific article writing. The recommendation approach is twofold: network information (betweenness centrality) and author (keyword) similarity are used to compute the utility of peers in a network of co-authors. Two sets of recommendations were provided to the participants: Set one focused on all candidate authors, including co-authors of a target user to strengthen current bonds and strive for acceptance of a certain research topic. Set two focused on solely new co-authors of a target user to foster creativity, excluding current co- authors. A small-scale evaluation suggests that the utility-based recommendation approach is promising, but to maximize outcome, we need to 1) compensate for researchers’ interests that change over time, and 2) account for multi-person co-authored papers.
Description: Sie, R. L. L., Drachsler, H., Bitter-Rijpkema, M., & Sloep, P. B. (2012). To whom and why should I connect? Co-author Recommendation based on Powerful and Similar Peers. International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning (IJTEL), 4(1), 121-137. doi:10.1504/IJTEL.2012.048314
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1820/4371
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