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Neidhardt, Julia
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:58:44 +0000
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CFP: RecTour 2018

*Submission deadline: July 16th, 2018

Workshop on Recommenders in Tourism@ACM RecSys 2018
Vancouver, Canada
October 7th, 2018

*Call for Papers
RecTour 2018 will focus on the specific challenges for recommender systems in the tourism domain. The primary goal of this workshop is to bring together researchers and practitioners from different fields, e.g., tourism, recommender systems, user modelling, user interaction, mobile, ubiquitous and ambient technologies, artificial intelligence and web information systems, so as to discuss and illustrate challenges and applications of these technologies in tourism recommender systems of the future.
Important aspects and topics to be discussed evolve around (but are not limited to):
- Specific applications and case studies (evaluation);
- Specific methods and techniques for tourism recommenders;
- Novel ICT and its impact on travel and tourism;
- Integrating data from various sources (e.g., catalogues, Linked Open Data, and usage logs);
- Context and mobility in tourism;
- Tourist trip recommendation and route planning;
- Cold-start problem in the context of tourism recommenders;
- Preference elicitation in tourism;
- Emotions and tourism recommenders;
- All aspects related to the Interaction with personalized information systems in tourism

*Important Dates
Submission deadline: July 16th, 2018
Notification: August 13th, 2018
Camera-ready deadline: August 27th, 2018
Deadlines refer to 11:59pm (Anywhere on Earth).

*Submission Guidelines
Submission types are long research papers reporting on complete research (8 pages plus up
to one page references), short papers reporting on work in progress (4 pages plus up to one
page references), position papers reflecting on emerging topics (2-4 pages), demonstration
systems showcasing novel aspects or providing the opportunity to interact (demo papers: 2
pages) as well as project ideas discussing innovative research proposals and late breaking
ideas (2-4 pages). Moreover, we specifically invite industry to submit relevant showcases as
position or demo papers to the workshop.

RecTour 2018 submissions should be prepared in PDF format according to the standard
double-column ACM SIG proceedings format. The peer review process is single-blind, i.e., all
submissions should include information identifying the authors and their organizations. All
submissions and reviews will be handled electronically through the EasyChair submission site:
All contributions must be relevant to the Call for Papers of RecTour 2018. Accepted papers
will be included in the RecTour 2018 proceedings and published by CEUR Workshop
Proceedings. However, at least one author of each accepted contribution must attend the
workshop (otherwise this contribution will not appear in the proceedings of the workshop).
After acceptance, no additional authors can be added.

- Julia Neidhardt, TU Vienna, Austria
- Wolfgang W├Ârndl, TU Munich, Germany
- Tsvi Kuflik, The University of Haifa, Israel
- Markus Zanker, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

For more details visit or contact the organizers: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

Julia Neidhardt
TU Wien
Research Division of E-Commerce
Favoritenstrasse 9-11/194-04 A-1040 Vienna, Austria
Tel: +43-1-58801-188300
Email: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

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