New Forms of Collaboration:
learning webs, online communities, social filtering, recommender systems
source: Terveen, L. & Hill, W. (2001) "Beyond Recommender Systems: Helping People Help Each Other." In J. M. Carroll (Ed.) Human-Computer Interaction in the New Millennium, ACM Press, New York, pp. 487-509.
Important: with this assignment we split the members of the class into:
- producers (students giving answers)
- analyzers and summarizers (students evaluating the answers from the other students)
analyzers and summarizers:
The analyzers and summarizers can do their work individually or jointly!
- John de Riggi
- Tomohiro Oda
due: Wed, April 3
- producers: please submit by 10:00am to the class website ? please be on time, so the ?analyzers and summarizers? can do their work!
- analyzers/summarizers: please submit by 2:00pm to the class website
Briefly discuss the following issues:
- what did you find
- interesting about the article?
- not interesting about the article?
- what do you consider the main message of the article?
- describe how you rely on non-computational recommendation systems in your daily life?
- have you used any of the systems mentioned in the article (e.g., slashdot)? and what motivates you to use it?
- choose one of the systems mentioned (see URLs in the article and in the slides for the lecture) and briefly describe your experience with the system?