Graduate School and Research Center in Digital Sciences

Translational models for item recommendation

Palumbo, Enrico; Rizzo, Giuseppe; Troncy, Raphaël; Baralis, Elena; Osella, Michele; Ferro, Enrico

ESWC 2018, 15th European Semantic Web Conference, 3-7 June 2018, Heraklion, Crete, Greece/ Also published in LNCS 2018/ Vol.11155

Translational models have proven to be accurate and efficient at learning entity and relation representations from knowledge graphs for machine learning tasks such as knowledge graph completion. In the past years, knowledge graphs have shown to be beneficial for recommender systems, efficiently addressing paramount issues such as new items and data sparsity. In this paper, we show that the item recommendation problem can be seen as a specific case of knowledge graph completion problem, where the "feedback" property, which connects users to items that they like, has to be predicted. We empirically compare a set of state-of-the-art knowledge graph embeddings algorithms on the task of item recommendation on the Movielens 1M and on the LibraryThing dataset. The results show that translational models outperform typical baseline approaches based on collaborative filtering and popularity and that the dimension of the embedding vector influences the accuracy of the recommendations.

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Title:Translational models for item recommendation
Keywords:Knowledge graphs, Recommender systems, Embedding, Translational models
Type:Conference
Language:English
City:Heraklion
Country:GREECE
Date:
Department:Data Science
Eurecom ref:5632
Copyright: © Springer. Personal use of this material is permitted. The definitive version of this paper was published in ESWC 2018, 15th European Semantic Web Conference, 3-7 June 2018, Heraklion, Crete, Greece/ Also published in LNCS 2018/ Vol.11155 and is available at : http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98192-5_61
Bibtex: @inproceedings{EURECOM+5632, doi = {http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98192-5_61}, year = {2018}, title = {{T}ranslational models for item recommendation}, author = {{P}alumbo, {E}nrico and {R}izzo, {G}iuseppe and {T}roncy, {R}apha{\"e}l and {B}aralis, {E}lena and {O}sella, {M}ichele and {F}erro, {E}nrico}, booktitle = {{ESWC} 2018, 15th {E}uropean {S}emantic {W}eb {C}onference, 3-7 {J}une 2018, {H}eraklion, {C}rete, {G}reece/ {A}lso published in {LNCS} 2018/ {V}ol.11155}, address = {{H}eraklion, {GREECE}}, month = {08}, url = {http://www.eurecom.fr/publication/5632} }
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