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Text-based user-kNN: measuring user similarity based on text reviews

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Text-based user-kNN : measuring user similarity based on text reviews. / Terzi, Maria; Rowe, Matthew; Ferrario, Maria Angela et al.

User modeling, adaptation, and personalization. Springer, 2014. p. 195-206 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 8538).

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Terzi, M, Rowe, M, Ferrario, MA & Whittle, J 2014, Text-based user-kNN: measuring user similarity based on text reviews. in User modeling, adaptation, and personalization. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8538, Springer, pp. 195-206. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-08786-3_17

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Terzi, M., Rowe, M., Ferrario, M. A., & Whittle, J. (2014). Text-based user-kNN: measuring user similarity based on text reviews. In User modeling, adaptation, and personalization (pp. 195-206). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 8538). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-08786-3_17

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Terzi M, Rowe M, Ferrario MA, Whittle J. Text-based user-kNN: measuring user similarity based on text reviews. In User modeling, adaptation, and personalization. Springer. 2014. p. 195-206. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-08786-3_17

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Terzi, Maria ; Rowe, Matthew ; Ferrario, Maria Angela et al. / Text-based user-kNN : measuring user similarity based on text reviews. User modeling, adaptation, and personalization. Springer, 2014. pp. 195-206 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

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