Best Practices

Academic Publishing

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Academic Writing

This page provides guidelines on academic writing for Bachelor, Master and PhD students in the field of recommender systems. First Rule: Think! These guidelines are not the Bible: there might be situations in which breaking the rules is advantageous; some tips might be based on wrong assumptions, or they might be just not appropriate for...

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Collaboration & File Sharing

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Communication

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Evaluations & Reproducibility

‘Papers with Code’ partners with arXiv to increase reproducibility This is exciting news, not only for the recommender-system community but many more: Robert Stojnic announced that Papers with Code partners with arXiv. Pre-Prints on arxiv can now directly link to the code on Papers With Code, GitHub respectively. Posted in Evaluation & Reproducibility | Tagged...

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PDF, Note & Reference Management

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Documentation

Facebook documents its recommender system — a little bit. [Sarah Perez @ Techcrunch] Facebook has not been very open about how its recommender system works exactly. This may be about to change though. Today, Techcrunch announced that Facebook “has, for the first time, made public how its content recommendation guidelines work”. However, Techcrunch also points...

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Ethics, Bias, Trust, …

Facebook Quietly Suspended Political Group Recommendations Ahead Of The US Presidential Election [BuzzFeed] A few days before the US election, Facebook deactivated its recommender system for political content, according to BuzzFeed (Ryan Mac & Craig Silverman). Interestingly, this move was not announced publicly but only during a hearing in the Senate’s Commerce, Science, and Transportation...

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Reviewing

Advice on Reviewing for EMNLP — and ACM RecSys? [EMLP Blog] The Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP) has published a nice blog post on how to write conference reviews. It also points to several other related articles and blogs giving advice on writing good reviews. While maybe not all advice is...

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