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Cover for Case-based travel recommendations.

This chapter provides the methodological foundations and the rationale for approaching travel destination recommendation as a problem-solving activity. Case-base reasoning (CBR) is presented both as a cognitive plausible approach and as an integrated paradigm to build advisory systems. The chapter...

Author(s)
Ricci, F.; Cavada, D.; Mirzadeh, N.; Venturini, A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist decision-making and travel destination recommendation systems.

This chapter argues that, in the context of tourists' use of information technology, it is more important to understand tourists' actual choices of whether or not to use the technology than their attitudes towards, and their stated intentions to use, a certain technology. Following from this...

Author(s)
Dellaert, B. G. C.; Häubl, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Futuring travel destination recommendation systems.

This chapter explores the future of travel recommendation systems in the context of the (European) vision of Ambient Intelligence, which posits that the environment will become intelligent. In technical terms Ambient Intelligence represents the convergence of ubiquitous computing and communication...

Author(s)
Stock, O.; Werthner, H.; Zancanaro, M.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for DieToRecs: a case-based travel advisory system.

This chapter presents DieToRecs, a novel case-based travel advisory system. DieToRecs has been designed by incorporating a human decision model that stresses individual differences in decision styles. DieToRecs supports multiple decision styles and provides personalized recommendations exploiting a ...

Author(s)
Ricci, F.; Fesenmaier, D. R.; Mirzadeh, N.; Rumetshofer, H.; Schaumlechner, E.; Venturini, A.; Wöber, K. W.; Zins, A. H.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Domain-specific search engines.

This chapter discusses the advantages and limitations of domain-specific search engine technology for the development of tourism web portals. Presented as a case example is www.visiteuropeancities.info, the B2C site offered by European Cities Tourism (ECT), a pan-European association currently...

Author(s)
Wöber, K. W.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Building adaptive systems: a neural net approach.

This chapter introduces a methodology that assists in making tourism counselling and recommender systems 'adaptive'. The kind of 'adaptivity' desired here is based on a system's capability of learning about changes in three respects: (i) macro patterns of consumer information acquisition and usage; ...

Author(s)
Mazanec, J. A.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Destination recommendation systems: behavioural foundations and applications.

An emerging area of study within technology and tourism focuses on the development of technologies that enable Internet users to quickly and effectively find relevant information about selected topics including travel destination and transportation. This area of tourism research and development is...

Author(s)
Fesenmaier, D. R.; Wöber, K. W.; Werthner, H.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990231)
Type
Book