Winner of the James Chen best paper prize for 2018

UMUAI is proud to announce that the following paper has been elected as the recipient of the 2018 James Chen Annual Award for Best Journal Article:

Personalizing recommendation diversity based on user personality
Wen Wu1, Li Chen1, Yu Zhao2
Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China
2Douban Inc., Beijing, China
UMUAI 28(3): 237–276
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11257-018-9205-x

The paper was selected based on nominations from journal reviewers, editorial board members and guest editors, and a subsequent comparative review of the shortlisted papers by an award committee.

The James Chen Annual Award for Best Journal Article has been donated by the Chen family in commemoration of James R. Chen, a creative researcher in the area of user modeling and information retrieval, and twice a UMUAI author. The award carries a cash price of US$ 1,000.