Do You Like What I Like? Similarity Estimation in Proximity-based Mobile Social Networks

While existing social networking services tend to connect people who know each other, people show a desire to also connect to yet unknown people in physical proximity. Existing research shows that people tend to connect to similar people. Utilizing technology in order to stimulate human interaction between strangers, we consider the scenario of two strangers … Read more

Analyzing Social Relations for Recommending Academic Conferences

Where should an academic publish their newest work? We developed a recommender system for it. We presented this work as a paper at the HotPOST 2016 workshop (co-located with ACM MobiHoc 2016). You can find the full paper here (PDF). We analyze to what extent social relations from existing data can be utilized to generate … Read more