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Held in conjunction with ACM RecSys’11 on 23rd October in Chicago, IL, USA

3rd Workshop on Recommender Systems and the Social Web

8:30 - 9:00 - Opening & Introductions

9:00 - 10:15 Paper Session I - Social Search and Discovery

Kevin Mcnally, Michael O'Mahony and Barry Smyth. Evaluating User Reputation in Collaborative Web Search (15+5)

Owen Phelan, Kevin Mccarthy and Barry Smyth. Yokie - A Curated, Real-time Search & Discovery System using Twitter (15+5)

Tamara Heck, Isabella Peters and Wolfgang G. Stock. Testing Collaborative Filtering against Co-Citation Analysis and Bibliographic Coupling for Academic Author Recommendation (15+5)

Discussion (15)

10:15-10:45 - Coffee Break

10:45 - 12:30 - Paper Session II - Groups Communities, and Networks

Lara Quijano-Sanchez, Juan Recio-Garcia and Belen Diaz-Agudo. Group recommendation methods for social network environments (15+5)

Yu Chen and Pearl Pu. Do You Feel How We Feel? An Affective Interface in Social Group Recommender Systems (10+5)

Amit Sharma, Meethu Malu and Dan Cosley. PopCore: A system for Network-Centric Recommendations (10+5)

Shaghayegh Sahebi and William Cohen. Community-Based Recommendations: a Solution to the Cold Start Problem (10+5)

Maria Terzi, Maria-Angela Ferrario and Jon Whittle. Free Text In User Reviews: Their Role In Recommender (10+5)

Discussion (25)

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 - Keynote Presentation: Social Recommender Systems: An HCI Perspective (Werner Geyer, IBM)

15:05-15:45 - Paper Session III - User Generated Content

Sandra Garcia Esparza, Michael O'Mahony and Barry Smyth. A Multi-Criteria Evaluation of a User Generated Content Based Recommender System (15+5)

Jonathan Gemmell, Tom Schimoler, Bamshad Mobasher and Robin Burke. Personalized Recommendation by Example (15+5)

15:45-16:15 - Coffee Break

16:15 - 18:00 - Breakout Sessions in Groups

18:00 - Closing