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                      CALL FOR PAPERS
ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2017)

                             to be held in
          Como, Italy, 27th-31th August 2017


Dear all,

We are pleased to invite you to contribute to the Eleventh ACM Conference
on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2017), the premier venue for research and
applications of recommendation technologies. The upcoming RecSys conference
will be held in Como, Italy, from August, 27th to August 31st, 2017. The
conference will continue RecSys’ practice of connecting the research and
practitioner communities to exchange ideas, frame problems, and share
solutions. All the accepted papers will be published by ACM.

We construe recommender systems broadly, including applications ranging
from e-commerce to social networking, platforms from web to mobile and
beyond, and a wide variety of technologies ranging from collaborative
filtering to knowledge-based reasoning. Topics of interest for RecSys
2017 include
(but are not limited to):
- Algorithm scalability
- Case studies of real-world implementations
- Conversational recommender systems
- Context-aware recommenders
- Evaluation metrics and studies
- Explanations and evidence
- Field and user studies
- Group recommenders
- Innovative/New applications
- Machine learning for recommendation
- Mobile and multi-channel recommendations
- Novel paradigms
- Personalisation
- Preference elicitation
- Privacy and Security
- Recommendation algorithms
- Social recommenders
- Semantic technologies for recommendation
- Trust and reputation
- Theoretical foundations
- User interaction and interfaces
- User modelling
The authors will be asked to indicate whether their paper is primarily
Algorithm or Application focussed. Algorithm papers should discuss novel
algorithmic approaches to recommendation challenges, with appropriate
evaluations and comparisons to baseline works. Application papers should
discuss new domains or large-scale applications of recommenders or focus on
user experience, interface, or impact. This will allow the PC Chairs to
better assign reviewers and to balance the program.


LONG PAPERS should report on substantial contributions of lasting value.
The maximum length is 8 pages (plus up to 1 page references). Each accepted
long paper will be included in the conference proceedings and presented in
a plenary session as part of the main conference program. We expect the
review process to be highly selective: the acceptance rates for full papers in
the past three years were 20-24%.

SHORT PAPERS typically discuss exciting new work that is not yet mature
enough for a long paper. The maximum length is 4 pages (plus up to 1 page
references). Each accepted short paper will be included in the conference
proceedings and presented in a plenary session as part of the main
conference. The presentation may include a system demonstration. Note that
rejected long paper submissions will not be considered as short papers.


RecSys 2017 is a SIGCHI conference and making a submission to a SIGCHI
conference is a serious matter. Submissions require time and effort by
SIGCHI volunteers to organise and manage the reviewing process, and, if the
submission is accepted, the publication and presentation process. Thus,
anyone who submits to RecSys 2017 implicitly confirms the following
- I confirm that this submission is the work of myself and my co-authors.
- I confirm that I or my co-authors hold copyright to the content, and have
obtained appropriate permissions for any portions of the content that are
copyrighted by others.
- I confirm that any research reported in this submission involving human
subjects has gone through the appropriate approval process at my
- I confirm that if this paper is accepted, I or one of my co-authors will
attend the conference. Papers that are not presented at the conference by
an author may be removed from the proceedings at the discretion of the
program chairs.


All submissions and reviews will be handled electronically. RecSys
2017 submissions
should be prepared according to the standard double-column ACM SIG
proceedings format. Additional information about formatting and style files
is available online, see:
Papers must be submitted to EasyChair by 23:59, AoE (Anywhere on Earth) on
April 3rd, 2017, see:
There will be no extensions to the submission deadline.

The peer review process is double-blind (i.e. anonymised). This means that
all submissions must not include information identifying the authors or
their organisation. Specifically, do not include the authors’ names and
affiliations, anonymise citations to your previous work and avoid providing
any other information that would allow to identify the authors, such as
acknowledgments and funding.

Please take note that the official publication date is the date the
proceedings are made available in the ACM Digital Library. This date may be
up to two weeks prior to the first day of the conference. The official
publication date affects the deadline for any patent filings related to
published work.


Abstract submission deadline: March 27th, 2017
Paper submission deadline: April 3rd, 2017
Author notification: June 12th, 2017
Camera-ready version deadline: July 7th, 2017

Deadlines refer to 23:59 (11:59pm) in the AoE (Anywhere on Earth) time zone.

FOR FURTHER CALLS (Workshops, Tutorials.,...)



- Shlomo Berkovsky, CSIRO, Australia
- Alexander Tuzhilin, New York University, USA




- Paolo Cremonesi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
- Francesco Ricci, Free University Bozen-Bolzano, Italy


- Shlomo Berkovsky, CSIRO, Australia
- Alexander Tuzhilin, New York University, USA


- Giovanni Semeraro, University of Bari, Italy
- Marko Tkalčič, Free University Bozen-Bolzano, Italy


- Li Chen, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
- Martha Larson, Radboud University Nijmegen and TU Delft, Netherlands


- Domonkos Tikk, Gravity R&D, Hungary
- Pearl Pu, EPFL, Switzerland


- Linas Baltrunas, Netflix, USA
- Alan Said, University of Skövde, Sweden


- Robin Burke, DePaul University, USA
- Bart Knijnenburg, Clemson University, USA


- Mehdi Elahi, Free University Bozen-Bolzano, Italy


- Franca Garzotto, Politecnico di Milano, Italy


- Emanuele Rabosio, Politecnico di Milano, Italy


- Christoph Trattner, MODUL University Vienna, Austria
- David Elsweiler, University of Regensburg, Germany

WEB CHAIR (WEB2017@…)*

- Benedikt Loepp, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

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Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Christoph Trattner BSc
Assistant Professor
MODUL University Vienna
Department of New Media Technology
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Tel: +43 650 2402801

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