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News Filtering Efforts


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News Filtering Efforts

  1. 1. News filtering efforts over the Web Κουτσαυτίκης Δημήτριος
  2. 2. Affiliate Systems <ul><ul><li>Google News </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stumble Upon http:/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newscloud </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reddit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spotback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B loglines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alltop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharpreader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PNS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Findory </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>myFeedz </li></ul></ul>Application URL
  3. 3. Discontinued Efforts
  4. 4. myFeedz
  5. 5. Findory
  6. 6. PNS???
  7. 7. <ul><li>PNS??? </li></ul><ul><li>Poor interface with bugs </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation form </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized news through categorized stories </li></ul>
  8. 8. Common Applications
  9. 9. Sharpreader
  10. 10. <ul><li>Just RSS Aggregator </li></ul><ul><li>No feedback </li></ul>Drawbacks
  11. 11. Alltop
  12. 12. <ul><li>No login </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorial video </li></ul><ul><li>Share story on facebook, twitter </li></ul>Power Points
  13. 13. <ul><li>Search stories through specific categories </li></ul><ul><li>Poor recommendation method for affiliate stories </li></ul><ul><li>Topics viewed in another window (out of the system) </li></ul>Drawbacks
  14. 14. Bloglines
  15. 15. <ul><li>Related feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Import subscriptions via OPML format </li></ul><ul><li>Task bar news Notifier </li></ul>Power Points
  16. 16. Beta Bloglines
  17. 17. <ul><li>Just RSS Aggregator </li></ul><ul><li>No feedback </li></ul>Drawbacks
  18. 18. Spotback
  19. 19. <ul><li>R ecommends relevant content based on personal rating history </li></ul><ul><li>E mbedding Spotback technology e xpose s users to more relevant content from your website </li></ul>Features
  20. 20. Spotback News
  21. 21. <ul><li>Non signed-up login </li></ul><ul><li>Rate through values </li></ul>Power Points
  22. 22. <ul><li>Personalized news : keyword + category </li></ul><ul><li>No result ranking </li></ul><ul><li>Poor interface implementation issues </li></ul>Drawbacks
  23. 23. Reddit
  24. 24. <ul><li>Community with group stories </li></ul><ul><li>Non significant voting method </li></ul><ul><li>Toolbar plug-in (like-dislike) </li></ul>Features
  25. 25. Digg
  26. 26. <ul><li>Blogged topics </li></ul><ul><li>Search keywords and export results to RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Toolbar plug-in (like-dislike) </li></ul>Features
  27. 27. Google News
  28. 28. <ul><li>Lists stories via Google News site selections </li></ul><ul><li>Exports news to RSS feeds </li></ul>Features
  29. 29. NewsCloud
  30. 30. <ul><li>Free front page preview </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook application </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki style walkthrough </li></ul><ul><li>Extended login (facebook authentication,OpenId) </li></ul>Power Points
  31. 31. <ul><li>Blog styled profile </li></ul><ul><li>Explicit feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Add photo to the story (???) </li></ul><ul><li>Comment story </li></ul><ul><li>Exports feeds per group - cloud </li></ul>Features
  32. 32. StumbleUpon
  33. 33. Technology
  34. 34. <ul><li>Toolbar plug-in (like-dislike) </li></ul><ul><li>Explicit feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative filtering </li></ul><ul><li>Compares profiles </li></ul>Features
  35. 35. Google Reader
  36. 36. <ul><li>OPML format support </li></ul><ul><li>Translate into my language functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Simple, to the point interface implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Usefull Profile statistics </li></ul>Features
  37. 37. Summary
  38. 38. <ul><li>Affiliate’s features </li></ul><ul><li>Non significant profile voting support </li></ul><ul><li>Distracting and non easy to use content interface </li></ul><ul><li>Community mostly recommends relevant stories </li></ul><ul><li>and not the system itself </li></ul><ul><li>Non implicit feedback methods </li></ul><ul><li>Enforcement of peripheral applications </li></ul>
  39. 39. <ul><li>Possible Enhancements </li></ul><ul><li>Free front page preview </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki or video walkthrough </li></ul><ul><li>Comment shared stories </li></ul><ul><li>Related feeds support </li></ul><ul><li>OPML format support </li></ul><ul><li>User’s profile trends(statistics) </li></ul>
  40. 40. <ul><li>Possible Enhancements </li></ul><ul><li>Notifier </li></ul><ul><li>Rated voting feedback method </li></ul><ul><li>Export search results to RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Compare profiles functionality </li></ul>
  41. 41. Comments