PersDB Workshop Program

Workshop website: http://persdb09.stanford.edu/
Normalized program (for information purposes):

09:15-09:30

Workshop Opening

Room: Rhône 3B

  • Opening Remarks and Welcome
    Sihem Amer-Yahia (Yahoo! Labs), Georgia Koutrika (Stanford University, USA)

09:30-10:30

Panel: How far should we personalize?

Room: Rhône 3B

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

Room: Rhône 3B

11:00-12:00

Session 1: Collaborative Efforts

Room: Rhône 3B

  • CADS: A Collaborative Adaptive Data Sharing Platform
    Vagelis Hristidis (Florida International University, USA), Eduardo Ruiz (Florida International University, USA)
  • Collaborative Ranking Function Training for Web Search Personalization
    Giorgos Giannopoulos (National Technical U. of Athens, Greece), Theodore Dalamagas (IMIS Institute, "Athena" Research Center, Greece), Timos Sellis (IMIS Institute, "Athena" Research Center, Greece)

12:00-13:30

Lunch Break

Room: Rhône 3B

13:30-14:30

Invited Talk

Room: Rhône 3B

  • Recommender Systems Revisited: From Items to Transactions
    Laks V.S. Lakshmanan (University of British Columbia)

14:30-15:30

Session 2: Personalization

Room: Rhône 3B

  • Domain Level Personalization Technique
    Alessandro Campi (Politecnico di Milano, Italy), Mirjana Mazuran (Politecnico di Milano, Italy), Stefania Ronchi (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
  • Guiding Personal Choices in a Quality Contracts Driven Query Economy
    Huiming Qu (IBM Watson Research Center, USA), Jie Xu (U. of Pittsburgh, USA), Alexandros Labrinidis (U. of Pittsburgh, USA)

15:30-16:00

Coffee Break

Room: Rhône 3B

16:00-17:00

Session 3: Recommendations

Room: Rhône 3B

  • Context-Aware Recommender Systems: A Service Oriented Approach
    Sofiane Abbar (PRiSM Laboratory, Versailles University, France), Mokrane Bouzeghoub (PRiSM Laboratory, Versailles University, France), Lopes Stephane (PRiSM Laboratory, Versailles University, France)
  • "You May Also Like" Results in Relational Databases
    Kostas Stefanidis (U. of Ioannina, Greece), Marina Drosou (U. of Ioannina, Greece), Evi Pitoura (U. of Ioannina, Greece)