Getting Places: Collaborative Predictions from Status

  • Mohamad Monibi
  • Donald J. Patterson
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5859)


In this paper we describe the use of collaborative filtering to make predictions about place using data from custom instant messaging status. Previous research has shown accurate predictions can be made from an individual’s personal data. The work in this paper demonstrates that community data can be used to make predictions in locations that are completely new to a user.


Access Point Recommender System Ranking Function Collaborative Filter Instant Messaging 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamad Monibi
    • 1
  • Donald J. Patterson
    • 1
  1. 1.University Of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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