“Don’t judge a book by its cover”: Exploring book traits children favor
Published in The 14th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems, 2020
Recommended citation: Milton, A., Batista, L., Allen, G., Gao, S., Ng, Y. K. D., & Pera, M. S. (2020). "“Don’t judge a book by its cover”: Exploring book traits children favor " Proceedings of the 14th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems. 1(3). http://ashleemilton.github.io/files/judgeRecSys2020.pdf
We present the preliminary exploration we conducted to identify traits that can influence children’s preferences in books. Findings offer insights for the design of recommender algorithms that would look beyond patterns inferred from traditional user-system interactions (eg, ratings) for recommendation purposes, since when it comes to children such data is rarely, if at all, available.