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A Short History of the RecSys Challenge

Alan Said

Abstract


The RecSys Challenge is a yearly recurring competition focusing on creating the best performing recommendation approach for a specific scenario. Over the years, the competition has drawn many participants from industry and academia, and has become an key part of the ACM Conference on Recommender Systems series. This article presents a brief historical overview of the RecSys Challenge from its inception in 2010 until the seventh iteration in 2016.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1609/aimag.v37i4.2693

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