Richa Sharma

Work place: CSE Department, Chandigarh University,Gharuan, Mohali,140413, India



Research Interests: Data Structures and Algorithms, Programming Language Theory, Computability Theory


Richa Sharma: Belongs to Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh,India and born on March 6, 1992. She is a Research student for Masters Degree for Computer Science Engineering in Chandigarh University. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Punjab Technical University in 2014. The field of her thesis is Recommender Systems. Her areas of interests for research are R language for building Recommender Systems, Data Privacy and Security.

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Guide Me: A Research Work Area Recommender System

By Richa Sharma Sharu Vinayak Rahul Singh

DOI:, Pub. Date: 8 Sep. 2016

With the advent of Industrial Revolution, not only the choices in various fields increased but also the era of computer came into existence thereby revolutionizing the global market. People had numerous choices in front of them that often led to the confusion about what product might actually fulfill their requirements. So the need for having a system which could facilitate the selection criteria and eradicate the dilemma of masses, was realized and ultimately recommender systems of present day world were introduced. So we can refer recommender systems as software tools that narrow down our choices and provide us with the most suitable suggestions as per our requirements. In this paper, we propose a novel recommender system i.e. RWARS (Research Work Area Recommender System) that will recommend research work area to a user based on his/her characteristics similar to those of other users. The characteristics considered here are hobbies, subjects of interests, programming skills and future objectives. The proposed system will use Cosine Similarity approach of Collaborative Filtering.

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