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Resnick, colleagues win prestigious ACM software award

April 7, 2011

Paul ResnickThe Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has announced that Professor Paul Resnick and his collaborators have won the 2010 Software System Award for their GroupLens Collaborative Filtering Recommender Systems, which showed how a distributed set of users could receive personalized recommendations by sharing ratings, leading to both commercial products and extensive research.

The Software System Award is given annually to an institution or individuals recognized for developing software systems that have had a lasting influence, reflected in contributions to concepts and/or commercial acceptance. The award is based on work that Resnick and his group produced in the early to mid-1990s. (more…)


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