Social Spaces on the Internet

Fall 2018

Recommender Systems, Voting, and Opinions


1. Paul Resnick and Rahul Sami. The information cost of manipulation-resistance in recommender systems. RecSys08.
2. S. Everett, K. Greene, M. Byrne, D. Wallach, K. Derr, D. Sandler, and T. Torous.  Electronic voting machines versus traditional methods. CHI08.
3. Nobarany, Oram, Rajendran, Chen, McGrenere, and Munzner. The design space of opinion measurement interfaces: exploring recall support for rating and ranking. CHI12.

Write up

1.  How might you modify an existing recommender system interface to include a manipulation resistant metric?  What other features/information might you use?
2.  If you were tasked with redesigning Amazon's 5-star recommendation interface, what would you use instead?

Responses should be submitted via compass in PDF form. 

Late responses will not be accepted.

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