A model for a socially-aware mobile tourist recommendation system

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dc.contributor.author Leonard, J.
dc.contributor.author Coetzee, M.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-30T09:07:36Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-30T09:07:36Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.citation 11th Annual Conference on World Wide Web Applications, Port Elizabeth, 2-4 September 2009 en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-620-45215-1
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/5310
dc.description.abstract People, whether for business or pleasure, often travel or visit locations they are unfamiliar with. To overcome this, a mobile tourist recommendation system can be used. This system is able to generate tourist attraction recommendations for a person, based on a number of criteria such as time and location. One criterion often overlooked though, is a person's social environment. This is an important consideration as touring is often done with more than one person. By not considering the other people within a person's social environment, recommendations will only be limited to the preferences of a single person. The purpose of this paper is to propose a model for a mobile tourist guide recommendation system that considers a persons social environment when generating tourist attraction recommendations. This is done by studying other tourist recommendation systems, eliciting key requirements for a socially aware tourist guide system from them, and using these requirements as input for a mobile tourist recommendation system model that can harness a person's social environment when recommending tourist attractions. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Cape University of Technology en_US
dc.rights Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2009 en_US
dc.subject Mobile tourist recommendation system en_US
dc.subject Tourist attraction recommendations en_US
dc.title A model for a socially-aware mobile tourist recommendation system en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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