Applying Collaborative Filtering to Cross-Project Defect Prediction

Reto Zenger just finished his master’s thesis. The goal of his master’s thesis was to investigate if the concept of collaborative filtering can be applied to cross-project defect prediction. But first, you’ll need a little background. One research field in… Continue Reading

Proposal Using Collaborative Filtering to Create a Win-Win-Win Situation and Engage People With UBS Has Been Awarded

The Swiss banc UBS, one of the leading players in the global financial market, announced a contest on how Web 2.0 may help the UBS. In particular UBS was looking for Web 2.0 concepts between 5 and 10 pages focusing… Continue Reading

Applicability of Social Network Graph Patterns to Recommender Systems

Location recommendation based on Facebook's social network

Some research has already been done investigating Web-based social networks and its applicability for different tasks such as trust inferrencing with trust networks or collaborative filtering respectively recommender systems. My master student Reto Hodel applied social network analysis to a… Continue Reading