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Rachael Rafter

Research Scientist

School Of Computer Science & Informatics
Science Centre - North
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7162662
Email: rachael.rafter@ucd.ie

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2000.
Title: Best Paper Award
             

Education

Year 2010 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject: Thesis Title: Evaluation and Conversation in Collaborative Filterin
Year 2001 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: MSc Subject: MSc in Computer Science
Year 1997 Institution: Unuversity College Dublin
Qualification: BSc (First Class Hons) Subject: Computer Science
Year 2000 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: MSc Subject: Computer Science

Languages

Spanish:
       

Publications

     

Peer Reviewed Journals

Rachael Rafter and Barry Smyth; (2005) 'Conversational Collaborative Recommendation - An Experimental Analysis'. Artificial Intelligence Review, 24 (3--4):301-308. Link to full text [Details]
Barry Smyth and Keith Bradley and Rachael Rafter; (2002) 'Personalization Techniques for Online Recruitment Services'. Communications of the ACM, 45 (5):39-40. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Doychin Doychev, Aonghus Lawlor, Rachael Rafter, Barry Smyth (2014) An Analysis of Recommender Algorithms for Online News CLEF 2014 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum [Details]
Steven Bourke, Michael P. O'Mahony, Rachael Rafter, Kevin McCarthy and Barry Smyth (2012) Collaborative Filtering for Recommendation in Online Social Networks The Thirty-second SGAI Interntional Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI-2012) [Details]
Zurina Saaya, Rachael Rafter, Markus Schaal and Barry Smyth (2013) The Curated Web: A Recommendation Challenge The 7th ACM International Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2013) [Details]
Zurina Saaya, Markus Schaal, Rachael Rafter and Barry Smyth (2013) Recommending Topics for Web Curation The 21st International Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP '13) [Details]
Steven Bourke, Michael P. O'Mahony, Rachael Rafter and Barry Smyth (2013) Ranking in Information Streams The 2013 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI '13) [Details]
Rachael Rafter and Michael P. O'Mahony and Neil J. Hurley and Barry Smyth; (2009) What Have the Neighbours Ever Done for Us?: A Collaborative Filtering Perspective The 1st International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP 09) Trento, Italy, Link to full text [Details]
Rachael Rafter and Lorcan Coyle and Paddy Nixon and Barry Smyth; (2007) Sticking with a Winning Team: Better Neighbour Selection for Conversational Collaborative Recommendation The 18th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (AICS 07) Dublin, Ireland, Link to full text [Details]
Rachael Rafter and Barry Smyth; (2004) Towards Conversational Collaborative Recommendation The 15th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (AICS 04) Castlebar, Mayo, Ireland, Link to full text [Details]
Rachael Rafter and Barry Smyth; (2003) Item Selection Strategies for Collaborative Filtering The 18th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 03) Acapulco, Mexico, Link to full text [Details]
Rachael Rafter and Barry Smyth; (2001) Towards a Domain Analysis Methodology for Collaborative Filtering The 23rd European Colloquium on Information Retrieval Research (ECIR 01) Darmstadt, Germany, Link to full text [Details]
Rachael Rafter and Barry Smyth; (2001) Passive Profiling from Server Logs in an Online Recruitment Environment The Workshop on Intelligent Techniques for Web Personalization at the 17th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI - ITWP) Seattle, Washington, USA, , pp.35-41 Link to full text [Details]
Rachael Rafter and Keith Bradley and Barry Smyth; (2000) Automated Collaborative Filtering Applications for Online Recruitment Services Proceedings of the International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-based Systems (AH 2000) Trento, Italy, , pp.363-368 [Details]
Rachael Rafter and Keith Bradley and Barry Smyth; (2000) Inferring Relevance Feedback from Server Logs: A Case Study in Online Recruitment The 11th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (AICS 2000) Galway, Ireland, Link to full text [Details]
Rachael Rafter and Keith Bradley and Barry Smyth; (2000) Personalised Retrieval for Online Recruitment Services The 22nd Annual Colloquium on Information Retrieval (IRSG 2000) Cambridge, UK, , pp.151-163 Link to full text [Details]
Keith Bradley and Rachael Rafter and Barry Smyth; (2000) Case-Based User Profiling for Content Personalisation The International Conference on Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web-based Systems (AH 2000) Trento, Italy, , pp.62-72 [Details]
Rachael Rafter and Keith Bradley and Barry Smyth; (1999) Passive Profiling and Collaborative Recommendation The 10th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (AICS 99) Cork, Ireland, Link to full text [Details]
Keith Bradley and Rachael Rafter and Barry Smyth; (1999) Personalised Case Retrieval The 10th Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (AICS 99) Cork, Ireland, [Details]
                                                                                         

Research

Research Interests

Personalisation, Recommender Systems, Big Data, Machine Learning, Information Retrieval, Social Web, Human Computer Interaction