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An Artificial Immune System as a Recommender System for Web Sites

Tom Morrison, Uwe Aickelin

Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS 2002), Canterbury, UK | University of Kent, Canterbury | Published : 2002


Artificial Immune Systems have been used successfully to build recommender systems for film databases. In this research, an attempt is made to extend this idea to web site recommendation. A collection of more than 1000 individuals’ web profiles (alternatively called preferences / favourites / bookmarks file) will be used. URLs will be classified using the DMOZ (Directory Mozilla) database of the Open Directory Project as our ontology. This will then be used as the data for the Artificial Immune Systems rather than the actual addresses. The first attempt will involve using a simple classification code number coupled with the number of pages within that classification code. However, this imple..

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