A Filtering and Recommender System Prototype for Scholarly Users of Digital Libraries

  • José M. Morales-del-Castillo
  • Eduardo Peis
  • Enrique Herrera-Viedma
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5736)


The research and scholarly community of users in a digital library presents several characteristics that make necessary the development of new services capable of satisfying their specific information needs. In this paper we present a filtering and recommender system prototype that applies two approaches to recommendations in order to provide users valuable information about resources and researchers pertaining to domains that completely (or partially) fit that of interest of the user. As an outlook, we briefly enumerate its main features and elements, and present an operational example, which illustrates the overall system performance. Additionally, the outcomes of a simple evaluation of the prototype are shown.


Filtering and Recommender Systems Digital Libraries Scholarly Community Semantic Web technologies Fuzzy Linguistic Modeling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • José M. Morales-del-Castillo
    • 1
  • Eduardo Peis
    • 1
  • Enrique Herrera-Viedma
    • 2
  1. 1.Dpt. Of Library and Informaction ScienceUniversity of GranadaGranadaSpain
  2. 2.Dpt. Of Computer Science and A.I.University of GranadaGranadaSpain

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