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New Technology of Library and Information Service  2014, Vol. 30 Issue (6): 94-99    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2014.06.11
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Research on Picture Recommendation for Creativity Support System
Zhang Xiaoyan, Zhang Pengzhu, Li Jia, Liu Jingfang
Antai College of Economics & Management, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200052, China
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[Objective]Base on the principle of diversity and correlation, stimulate the group creativity by recommending pictures. [Context]The application context is group idea generation environment. [Methods] Base on text segmentation, webpage analysis technique and cosine similarity algorithm, the paper establishes a model of picture recommending system and raises Max Difference Algorithm (MDA) to select pictures for groups which in the process of creativity. [Results] This research proves the positive effect of picture recommendation system to group idea generation by an experiment method and proves the usability and accessibility of the system by survey. [Limitations]The Max Difference Algorithm is based on the text information around the pictures, and this information is often in difference with the pictures' content, so there are limitations on the MDA.[Conclusions] In the group idea generation process, group creativity performance can be improved by recommending pictures.

Key wordsOnline group discussion      Group support system      Picture recommendation      Group idea generation     
Received: 24 October 2013      Published: 09 July 2014
:  C931.6  

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Zhang Xiaoyan, Zhang Pengzhu, Li Jia, Liu Jingfang. Research on Picture Recommendation for Creativity Support System. New Technology of Library and Information Service, 2014, 30(6): 94-99.

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