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Author Di Bitonto, P. ♦ Di Tria, F. ♦ Laterza, M. ♦ Roselli, T. ♦ Rossano, V. ♦ Tangorra, F.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2010
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Grain size ♦ Transitive closure ♦ Computational modeling ♦ cultural events ♦ Knowledge based systems ♦ logical programming ♦ Cities and towns ♦ Cultural differences ♦ Intelligent systems ♦ filtering ♦ Recommender systems
Abstract A challenge in the recommender systems currently available for the tourism domain is how to suggest tourist itineraries in a specific geographical area (city or region). The proposed theoretical model allows items of intangible cultural heritage (events) such as processions, festivals, special markets, etc. to be characterized and correlated. The model features both a set of functions characterizing the events and a space-time relation that defines whether two events are correlated. The model allows itineraries to be constructed by computing the transitive closure of the space-time relation on the set of events. It can be used to construct itineraries at different grain sizes. This capacity makes the model scalable and easily applicable in the development of several applications. It has been implemented in a first order logic knowledge base in order to make an empirical evaluation of the model.
Description Author affiliation: Department of Computer Science, University of Bari “Aldo Moro”, Via Orabona 4, 70125 - Bari - Italy (Di Bitonto, P.; Di Tria, F.; Laterza, M.; Roselli, T.; Rossano, V.; Tangorra, F.)
ISBN 9781424481347
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2010-11-29
Publisher Place Egypt
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781424481361
Size (in Bytes) 171.99 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 971
Ending Page 976


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library