This summer program will focus on computational advertising. The activities in the working groups will address real-world datasets provided by the corporate participants. Datasets that will be made available include:
Recommender systems data: (1) Netflix competition data; (2) Y! Music data available from KDD cup 2011; (3) Movielens dataset available from GroupLens; (4) Y! front page data (to be released, tentative at this point)
Web Search: (1) Learning to Rank competition data.
Advertising: (1) Click logs from a real-world system (to be released, tentative at this point).
e-commerce:( 1) Epinions: data to study user trust and product ratings.