Bulletin of the Technical Committee on


June 2008 Vol. 31 No. 2   IEEE Computer Society


Letter from the Editor-in-Chief   David Lomet 1
Letter from the Special Issue Editor   Sihem Amer-Yahia 2

Special Issue on Recommendation and Search in Social Systems

A Survey of Collaborative Recommendation and the Robustness of Model-Based Algorithms    
    J.J. Sandvig, Bamshad Mobasher, Robin Burke 3
A Survey of Attack-Resistant Collaborative Filtering Algorithms    
    Bhaskar Mehta, Thomas Hofmann 14
Vibes: A Platform-Centric Approach to Building Recommender Systems   Biswadeep Nag 23
User Experiences and Impressions of Recommenders in Complex Information Environments    
    Juha Leino, Kari-Jouko Räihä 32
Social Wisdom for Search and Recommendation   Ralf Schenkel,  
    Tom Crecelius, Mouna Kacimi, Thomas Neumann, Josiane Xavier Parreira, Marc Spaniol, Gerhard Weikum 40
Social SQL: Tools for Exploring Social Databases   Marc Smith, Vladimir Barash 50

Announcements and Notices

PerCom'2009   58
VLDB Conference   backcover